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Manfred Mann - The Five Faces Of Manfred Mann (1964)

After The Yardbirds, the Manfred Mann cover of Smokestack Lightning feels more conventional.  This is kind of good – the slow pace does suit it, it is a strange eerie song in its own right – but unfortunately Paul Jones just isn’t Howling Wolf.  335 more words

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Voices... yours, theirs or no-one's

Whatever story you tell there is a narrator…

… You might have

  • A first person narrative, one of the characters telling the ‘story’
  • It might be a third person narrative but from one character’s point of view…
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Story of a Song - The Mighty Quinn

Fifty years to the day since the song was UK Number 1, I track the story behind Manfred Mann’s hit single The Mighty Quinn. 625 more words

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