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BRISTOL SCREAMERS — Post-punk avatars the Pop Group championed by NME's Paul Rambali (1978) and deconstructed by Melody Maker's Richard Williams (1979). Plus MOJO's Mark Paytress looks back on the Post-Punk explosion (2004)…

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Almost Famous

SWEET JANE — Hit Parader's Jane Heil talks folk-blues with Dave Van Ronk (1966) and discusses fingernails and more with the Supremes (1966). Plus Heil looks back over her '60s pop-journo career in 2008… 

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“I’m aware I’m not sharp and gothic and cool, but I’d like to think there’s more than that ‘Isn’t he lovely?’ thing…”

— Elbow's Guy Garvey to Dorian Lynskey (Q, 2009)

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Shirley Bassey (1963)
 Jefferson Airplane (1966)
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 The Hollies (1967)
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 Charley Pride (1969)
 The Association (1969)
Johnny Winter et al live (1970)
Creedence (1970)
 Can's Tago Mago (1972)
War (1974)
 Jobriath live in NYC (1974)
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Motorhead live (1975)
Albert King (1976)
 Warren Zevon (1976)
Thin Lizzy (1977)
Wilko Johnson (1977)
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 Aretha Franklin (1980)
Simon Napier-Bell (1981)
 Pink Floyd's Final Cut (1983)
New Edition (1983)
 Prefab Sprout live (1984)
 James Brown's Gravity (1987)
Robyn Hitchcock (1987)
The Shamen (1988)
New Kids on the Block (1990)
Wet Wet Wet (1991)
Frankie Lymon (1993)
Echobelly (1994)
Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Jeffrey Lee Pierce R.I.P. (1996)
Fugees live (1996)
Insane Clown Posse (1998)
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The Avalanches (2001)
Neil Young Q&A (2003)
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Sid Vicious (2005)
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Courtney Love live (2013)
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