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MILLION DOLLAR BASH — Record Mirror's Norman Jopling reports on Dylan's Dwarf Music demos in December 1967. Plus CircusMichael Gross on the background to The Basement Tapes and contemporary receptions of the 1975 album by NME's Mick Farren and Let It Rock's Mick Gold

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

WATTS UP — Melody Maker mainstay Michael Watts (above with MM colleagues Richard Williams, top, and Chris Charlesworth) sits down with Syd Barrett (1971), meets Waylon Jennings in New York (1973) and hangs with the Grateful Dead at the Pyramids (1978).

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“I am très petite, but I have meat where it’s required…”

Kylie Minogue to Caitlin Moran (Select, 1998)

PLUS pieces on...

• The Who (1965)
• Stevie Wonder live (1966)
• Teo Macero (1967)
• The Electric Flag (1968)
• Creedence (1969)
• Trout Mask Replica (1969)
• The Band et al (1969)
• Sun Ra's Sound of Joy (1970)
• Billy Preston (1972)
• Curtis Mayfield live (1972)
• Yes (1974)
• Joan Armatrading (1976)
• Anarchy tour in Leeds (1976)
 Jesse Winchester (1977)
• Tom Petty (1978)
• The Stones' Some Girls (1978)
• Pat Benatar live (1980)
• S.O.L.A.R. Records (1980)
• Ozzy Osbourne live (1980)
• Janet Kay (1984) 
• Jesus & Mary Chain live (1984) 
• Prince's Cherry Moon (1986)
• Hoddle 'n' Waddle (1987) 
• Neil Young's Life (1987)
• Metallica (1989) 
• Shirley Collins (1990) 
• Lenny Kravitz (1991)
U2 live (1992) 
• Albert King (1992)
• Einstürzende Neubauten (1993) 
• Tori Amos' Boys for Pele (1996)
• Foo Fighters (1997) 
• Fred Neil R.I.P. (2001)
Miles Davis biog (2004) 
• Missy Elliott's Cookbook (2005)
• Bright Eyes (2007) 
• Britney's Circus (2008) 
• Katy Perry's Teen Dream (2010)
KT Tunstall (2011) 
• Go Kart Mozart (2012) 
• Pharrell Williams live (2014)

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