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Today in Rock History – February 01st

Today in rock history Wednesday 1st February 1937 – Born on this day, Ray Sawyer, vocals, Dr Hook. 1938 – Born on this day, Jimmy Carl Black, drums, Frank Zappa. 1950 – Born on this day, Mike Campbell, guitar, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. 1963 – 17 year-old Neil Young …

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Ian Gillan – Interview – January 2017

It’s weird meeting your heroes. How do I conduct a professional interview without becoming a drooling, idiotic sycophant? The fact that I’d previously interviewed Ian and knew him to be completely charming and willing to even put up with rookie interviewers asking him about the origins of “Smoke on the …

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Ian Anderson – Interview – December 2016

When I knew I had a long sought out interview with Ian Anderson a week before Christmas 2016, I went straight to every interviewer’s first source of research – his website. There’s a part of the site called All too frequently asked questions, designed to get boring questions out of …

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