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Joe Meek, Mountain Man Extraordinaire

Today on our countdown to launch I want to introduce one of the real historic characters who plays a significant role in my book, mountain man Joe Meek. 540 more words

Oregon History

1157 All My Loving - The Dowlands (1963)

This song was written by Paul McCartney but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles in 1963. It was covered by The Dowlands the same year. 46 more words


Telstar: the Joe Meek Story (2008)

This is not the sort of film I usually review, but it was on BBCi Player and looked interesting. I had no prior knowledge of who Joe Meek was before watching this film. 139 more words


Joe Meek Quotes

Joe Meek is the first truly independent record producer, who had a powerful effect on the British recording industry, fundamentally changing the way records were made. 139 more words


Heaters - Holy Water Pool

I’ve chewed on this one a bit, because of how much trouble they seem to go to in order to make the listener think this thing was actually recorded in the 60s. 411 more words


A Personal History of the British Records Business - Pt. 16. Wayne Bickerton Part 1.

I really needed a strong nudge to resume these  unpublished interviews after such good intentions at the beginning of the year. The very recent death of Wayne Bickerton was the biggest nudge I could have received. 1,507 more words

Telstar Run and other London sites this weekend

It was dark out but early Sunday mornings were always the best time to explore London’s shittier neighbourhoods in the past so I headed out ½ hour before civil twilight expecting streets deserted save for the normal weekend splatter of half digested kebabs on the pavements. 345 more words