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JUDEE BLUE – The tragic genius of Judee Sill, interviewed by NME's James Johnson in 1972. Plus Sounds' Sandy Robertson on 1973's Heart Food and Uncut's Mick Houghton on 2005's posthumous Dreams Come True…
THESE JUST IN… Gene Sculatti revisits Elton's Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player; Hank Bordowitz at New York's New Music Seminar; Paul Gorman's playlist for Tim Broun's Stupefaction; Martin Colyer on the Eagles film and more; and more new posts by RBP scribes…
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“Love is one of the sickest mediums to write in. It’s a lot more perverted than hate... ”
– MBV's Kevin Shields to James Brown (Sounds, 1987)
PLUS pieces on...
• George Martin (1962)
• The Troggs (1966)
• The Bonzo Dog Band (1969)
• The Show Stoppers (1970)
• CSNY (1970)
• Brinsley Schwarz (1972)
• Genesis (1974)
• Paul Simonon (1981)
• London Clubbing (1985)
• Guns N' Roses (1992)
• Norman Jay (1996)
• Embrace (1999)
• Kylie Minogue (2002)
• Pete Doherty (2004)
• Prince (2007)
• The Staple Singers (2008)
• The Human League (2012)
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WELCOME TO MY NIGHTMARE – Alice Cooper looks back on his boozing years with Howie Klein (1978).
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