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Book 14: Players, written by Tony Wilson

This was a very different book to the other ones I’ve read and I doubt many of you have heard of it and I also doubt many of you will be interested in reading it. 382 more words

Book Reviews

Happy Mondays' "Step On" Is A Quarter-Century-Old Today

You’re twistin’ my melon, man. You mean today marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the Happy Mondays’ “Step On”? Has it really been 25 years? 207 more words


On April 9, 1991.

On April 9, 1991, James Martin Hannett died aged 43. Initially credited as Martin Zero, he was a record producer and an original partner/director at “Factory Records”  with Tony Wilson and has worked with The Smiths, New Order, Joy Division, Happy Mondays, Magazine, U2 and The Psychedelic Furs.

Tony Wilson

I love music because it is a release for me and I’m blessed to be able to play music all around the world.

Tony Wilson…
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Hot Chocolate - You Sexy Thing (RAK)

Briefly linked with the Beatles, Hot Chocolate, a group put together by Patrick Olive featuring Errol Brown and Tony Wilson who later would leave, happened to be one of the most successful British Disco bands starting from the mid-70’s. 49 more words


Area players chosen for North-South basketball games

Greenville’s Ramel Brown, Hillcrest’s Randall Shaw and Woodmont’s Buck Hosea have been chosen to play in the North-South all-star game March 21 at Lexington High School. 294 more words



An interview featuring my hero John Cooper Clark chatting to another hero the late great Tony Wilson in which Clarkey defends the use of rhyme in poetry as it stops you becoming “over-verbose” and it “concentrates the images…disciplines them and makes them accessible” 40 more words