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An Ode to Anthony H. Wilson

St Anthony. An Ode to Anthony H. Wilson.


On Friday 14th August 2015 Skinny Dog Records released a quite stunning single in tribute to Mr. Manchester, one Anthony H. 1,217 more words

Anthony H.Wilson

September's Record Club: TONY WILSON NIGHT

So where do you start with Tony Wilson? TV newsreader, legendary record label founder, iconic nightclub owner, music conference organiser, gig promoter, writer, bar owner, professional promoter of Manchester and entrepreneur are just a few of the different hats that he wore. 533 more words


Activities: the devil will find work for idle hands to do

Some years ago, when I was still held firmly within the gravitational pull of my initial teacher training, I wrote a blog about praxis. 759 more words


The Cow Tripped Over the Moon

Author: Tony Wilson

Illustrator: Laura Wood

Scholastic Press

978 1 74362 353 4

June 2015

Hardback, Picture Book

Age: 4+


The Cow Tripped Over the Moon is a fun new take on the old nursery rhyme. 42 more words


Vera Herten, providing a hurtin' on the skins.

Drummers are what I do. My mantra is, If you haven’t a good drummer, you haven’t band.  Drummers, whom I’ve played with, and that make the grade in my estimation include Thomas ‘Lenny’ Leonard, Jay Ogilsby, Donnie’O Wilson and Anthony “AJ” Pero. 335 more words

Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas (Aurum Press)

Happy Mondays: Excess All Areas
Simon Spence
Aurum Press

Factory Records’ legendary leader Anthony Wilson lived by John Ford’s famous statement, “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” A man who wasn’t afraid of hyperbole, overstatement, and often outright fibs, Wilson’s persona was such that he was often more popular than many of the bands on his label. 378 more words

Book Reviews

To the lads; Here's to the next chapter, Manifest Calling, Divine Destiny.

It’s funny how life makes sure you revisit everything in order to draw a line under or provide recompense to the past. To possibly be teamed up with Thomas ‘Lenny’ Leonard’, Trevor Cullen, Pat ‘Ditch’ Cassidy again while adding my brother from another Tony Wilson to the mix, Manifest Calling is the band I’ve always envisioned playing in. 450 more words