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Happy Mondays - Wrote For Luck (1988)


In 1985, the little-known Happy Mondays stepped out at a Battle Of The Bands night at The Haçienda. They were spotted by Tony Wilson, signed up to Factory Records and fixed up with a studio session with VU legend John Cale. 89 more words


The (rough and ready) Blues

Listening to this the other day it dawned on me, eventually, that The Black Keys‘ early records bear a remarkable similarity to this approach. This is probably not news to any of you. 173 more words


Support the Arts: Upcoming Shows 2014

It’s been a year, I know, but DANCE Jamaica is back with fresh new content and lots of dancing for you. Since its been so long let’s get pass the fluff and get right into today’s post. 208 more words


Why So Serious?

Oh, poor Ian Curtis. What happened in your life? What made you hang yourself in your kitchen? Anyone taking their life is such a sad, lonely, and desperate thing to do. 548 more words


The Dreamscapes of The Durutti Column

Somewhere between pop music and classical music lies the work of The Durutti Column.  As good a place to start, as any, is the album… 433 more words

The Ventriloquism at Park View Trust Post-Trojan Hoax

Park View Trust which was at the centre of the neocon incursion into Birmingham had its governing body dismantled, despite exposing many of the lies which were being pedalled by the media. 809 more words

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Endorsed as the Young James Brown

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It is said that a man by the name of Tony Wilson was endorsed by James Brown.