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AT THE GATES OF DAWN — Disc's Penny Valentine meets Pink Floyd in April 1967. Plus Idris Walters brilliantly deconstructs Dark Side at Knebworth (Let It Rock, 1975) and the late Robert Sandall reports on the Floyd's "Third Coming" (MOJO, 1994)…

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Almost Famous

Almost Famous

BIG APPLE PICKER — New York Rocker legend Andy Schwartz tells the Jerry Nolan story (NYR, 1978), meets No Wave mainstays the Bush Tetras (NYR, 1980) and pays tribute to Rocker founder Alan Betrock (Village Voice, 2001)…

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“I would rather eat my own testicles than reform the Smiths. Which is saying something for a vegetarian…”

Morrissey to Paul Morley (Uncut, 2006)

PLUS pieces on...

Johnny Cash (1966)
 Moby Grape (1967)
• The Scaffold live (1968)
 Blues at Ann Arbor (1969)
 Rod Stewart's Raincoat (1970)
 Gerard Malanga (1972)
 Billy Paul (1973)
 The Ohio Players (1975)
 Suzi Quatro at the Roxy (1975)
 Television (1976)
 Jean Michel Jarre (1979)
 Squeeze live in Redcar (1979)
The Mo-dettes (1981)
Fad Gadget (1982)
 Dub poets (1982)
 Shriekback live (1985)
 Barry Manilow (1986)
 The Real Roxanne (1986)
 Al Green (1988)
 Lester Bangs (1990)
 Cocteau Twins live (1990)
 L7 (1992)
 Mable John (1994)
 Spice Girls' Spice (1996)
 Björk (2000)
 Chris Brown (2006)
 Genesis (2007)

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