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Meet: Interview with The Moons

We’ve always been suckers here on Backseat Mafia for the kind of retro rock Northampton four piece The Moons deal in, somewhere between Paul Weller, David Bowie and Motown – thick slabs of brass, white soul and a touch of glam thrown in there for good measure. 749 more words

Music

"We played Knebworth in ’79, supporting Led Zeppelin, but this was a million times better"

Chas Hodges may be best known as one half of cockney duo Chas & Dave, but he started his career back in 1959 as a session musician for Jerry Lee Lewis and Gene Vincent. 3,024 more words

Chas & Dave

Joe Meek

I used to think that listening to ‘old’ music was somewhat lame. I felt that music, decontextualized from its origins, from the era out of which it emerged, could not possibly speak to me. 276 more words