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Album review: SLIM CHANCE – New Cross Road

Fishpool Records [Release date 18.01.19] Slim Chance were the backing band to former Small Faces and Faces member Ronnie Lane (who died aged only 51 in 1997), with three members in the current line-up of Slim Chance featured on those … Continue reading

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Album review: PETE TOWNSHEND’s DEEP END – Face The Face

PETE TOWNSHEND

Eagle Rock [Release date 16.09.16] CD/DVD Back in 1985/86 Pete Townshend played a number of promotional/benefit gigs on the back of his 1985 solo concept album White City: A Novel – a bleak cultural observation of life on a West … Continue reading

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Album review: SIMON TOWNSHEND – Reissues

Simon Townshend - reissues

Stir Records [Release date 07.10.16] As The Who move inexorably towards their final hoorah, Pete Townshend’s brother Simon – a mere nipper at the age of 55, and a part of the touring band for the past 20 years – … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE WHO – 02 Arena, London, 22 March 2015

THE WHO - 02 Arena, London, 22 March 2015

The Who may have at least half failed in their mission statement to die before they got old, but a 50th anniversary is an extraordinary achievement. So it is a good moment to reflect on what a seminal band they … Continue reading

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Album review: RONNIE LANE MEMORIAL CONCERT

One For The Road - Ronnie Lane Memorial Concert

Angel Air [Release date: 04.08.14] A decade has passed since the memorial concert for Ronnie Lane was held at the Royal Albert Hall, dripping with artists paying tribute to the Small Faces/Faces legend.  Angel Air has taken the opportunity of … Continue reading

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