Jim Stewart picks out some of the more obscure oldies

Mar 2020 Jim Stewart picks out some of the more obscure oldies

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Loose cannon BETTY DAVIS: THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT’ MVD VISUAL DVD: MVD3032D Before watching ‘THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT’ I knew who BETTY DAVIS was, as I had some singles from the 70s in my collection plus a handful of others across various Funk compilations. But, despite knowing she was so different, I must admit to pretty much...

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Exciting vocalist KAY STARR – The One And Only! (Jasmine JASMCD 2698) Dynamic American vocalist with her third outing from Jasmine. Here, early singles tracks are included with those from a couple of landmark albums for Capitol Records. The first half-dozen rare and collectable tracks are from Kay’s period with RCA...

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Mar 2020 Russell Reviews

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REVIEWS BY Russell Newmark More tracks on The Beatles Book: On Track… The Solo Beatles 1969-1980 By Andrew Wild Sonic Bond Publishing, £14.99 160 pages It was inevitable that, after the Fab Four split up, the individual components would forever have their subsequent activities reported with the words ‘ex-Beatle’ in attendance. This...

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Russell’s Beat Review

Mar 2020 Russell’s Beat Review

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Super super-group? CD: Blind Faith: Hyde Park‘69 London Calling With a collective personnel in which former members of Traffic and Family joined forces with two musicians lately with Cream, an outfit that had been widely described as a supergroup, Blind Faith was effectively a super-supergroup. Much anticipation surrounded the new...

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