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Don McLean - American Pie (Epic 2017 #174)

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Don McLean – American Pie (1971)

A protégé of Pete Seeger, ‘American Pie’ was Don McLean’s second album. It was intended as a unified work, as McLean had said that he was influenced by the Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album and envisioned American Pie to be a similar piece of work. 269 more words

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My Life With... Tomy Demon Driver

Now we’re going right back into my early gaming days! The first video game I remember playing was Tennis (Pong) on something with a wooden box my uncle bought in the late 70’s – we knew it was a special occasion when we were allowed into “the parlour” on our weekly Friday night visit to my Grandma and Grandad’s small mid-terrace house to see it! 403 more words

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Britain’s almost-forgotten subculture: jazz funk, electro, fusion from the 70s/80s

Out of all the musical tribes that emerged in post-ww2 Britain – mod, skinhead, Northern soul, punk, ska etc – there is one particular movement that’s been largely overlooked by historians. 393 more words