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10cc's Graham Gouldman (1995)

Interview by Rob Steen, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1995

From '60s Manchester – the Mockingbirds, Mindbenders, and writing hits for the Yardbirds and the Hollies – through to the break-up of 10cc, via Stawberry Studios, Jonathan King and hits like 'I'm Not In Love': it's all here!

File format: mp3; file size: 102mb, interview length: 1h 51' 23" sound quality: ***

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

10cc: 10cc

Review by Ken Barnes, Phonograph Record, 1973

WITH THIS DEBUT ALBUM, 10cc are well on their way to becoming the true studio wizards of the seventies. It's a startling record, bursting with ...

10cc: Rubber Bulletin

Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, June 1973

UNTIL a year ago, Graham Gouldman was going through what he calls his "why not?" period. ...

10cc: 10cc

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, July 1973

SINCE THE Beatles re-created the album market with Sergeant Pepper we've become used to the idea that the best of rock'n'roll is invariably found in ...

10cc: Ying Tong Iddle I Po

Interview by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, August 1973

CAN YOU AFFORD TO LAUGH – AND MISS OUT ON 10CC? ...

10cc: 10cc (UK)

Review by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, September 1973

10cc ARE SO damn good, it makes you wonder where they've been all this time. Geographically the answer is simple if drab: Stockport, Cheshire. Musically ...

10cc: 10cc

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, November 1973

A NEW STRAIN of music has been developing of late, unheralded except by those who delight in new studio techniques applied in loving parody to ...

10cc: 10cc

Review by Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, January 1974

I DON'T CARE if your heart rests with country twang, surf harmonies, acid riffs, folk strums, commercial muzak, or Anglophile accents. There's one thing that ...

10cc: Have You Seen A More Boring Picture Of A More Bored Looking Bunch Of Creeps?

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, February 1974

WOW, HEAVY STUFF, MAN. BUT LOL CREME, THE SMALL ONE, SAID IT. NICK KENT, ON THE OTHER HAND, IS NEITHER BORED NOR BORING — IN ...

10cc: Viability Of New Marketing Techniques Illustrated

Interview by Steve Turner, New Musical Express, June 1974

What's this? A band with no image. They'll never shift the vinyl, insists STEVE TURNER firmly. But 10cc prove that there's more to the art ...

10cc: Sheet Music

Review by Alan Betrock, Phonograph Record, July 1974

ONE PROBLEM with 10cc's first album was that it hit you hard on first listening, but often failed to hold up to repeated playings. Perhaps ...

10cc: The Worst Band In The World?

Retrospective and Interview by Alan Betrock, ZigZag, January 1975

WHILE MANY of the veterans on the 1960s musical scene are still around, few are creating much in the way of new musical excitement. There ...

10cc: The Original Soundtrack

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, March 1975

AIN'T NO GETTING round it: 10cc make brilliant records. ...

10cc: The Punk And I or Two Jews Blues

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, March 1975

...In which two nice young men of Hebraic extraction (LOL CRÈME and CHARLES SHAAR MURRAY) engage in heated debate about 10 c.c.'s collective attitude. Or ...

10cc: The Original Soundtrack

Review by Ken Barnes, Rolling Stone, June 1975

10cc's Original Soundtrack is a fascinating record. Musically there's more going on than in ten Yes albums, yet it's generally as accessible as a straight ...

10cc: Mondo Perverts Flail Out With The Original Sound Track

Profile and Interview by Michael Gross, Circus Raves, July 1975

When they raided my club that nightThey ruined my act with the leather umbrellaThe Chief de Police got a frightHe was up in my boudoir ...

Man, Steeleye Span and 10cc at Cardiff Castle

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, July 1975

DEKE LEONARD IS getting incoherent. ...

10cc: The Original Soundtrack

Review by John Tobler, ZigZag, August 1975

IT'S VERY difficult to express a feeling of disappointment in such a medium as this. Like probably many of you, I'd been looking forward to ...

10cc: We're The Missionaries

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, September 1975

A HATCHET-wielding psychopath was on the loose in the next room. In the circumstances, it was beyond comprehension how Lol Creme could present a gleaming ...

10cc And Ready To Roar

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Hit Parader, November 1975

FIVE YEARS AGO one of the most mindless, repetitious, quintessential singles thumped up the world record charts in double-quick time. It was called 'Neanderthal Man'. ...

10cc at Pressure Point

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, December 1975

"YES," SAID Graham Gouldman without any hesitation, "we are deadly serious to break over here." ...

10cc: How Dare You! (Phonogram)***

Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, January 1976

THIS ALBUM really bugs me. So much so that I've spent the better part of a morning throwing away half-typed sheets of paper. The trouble ...

The 10cc Fine Art Collection

Interview by Andrew Tyler, New Musical Express, February 1976

In which the Fab Four pick their Fabbest Fourteen to illustrate the ascent of sweetness, light, and the Technological Aesthetic to the neanderthal world of ...

10cc: Big Boys Don't Cry

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, February 1976

TENSE SI SI: That's just to prove I speaka da lingo but it's also true about my interview with 10cc. ...

Banned — Why?: What Turns Censors On…

Report by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, February 1976

It's Donna Summer at the moment, but the Beatles, Stones even Lena Horne have all run into radio censorship. So this week, MM examines that ...

10cc: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, February 1976

THE MUSIC IS exactly as you'd expect it really. More or less. ...

10cc: Herr Creme Gives You Bounce

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, February 1976

10cc: Hammersmith Odeon, London ...

10cc: How Dare You!

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, March 1976

In the February Esquire, Douglas Davis discusses the new meaning the word "tough" has taken on in photographic circles: "It has come to mean (particularly ...

10cc: How Dare You?

Review by Simon Frith, Rolling Stone, March 1976

The quintessential 10cc moment comes at the end of How Dare You?: an ethereal voice pleads, "Don't hang up!" The riff is pretty and relaxing. ...

10cc: How Dare They!

Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, April 1976

Abbreviations:GG ... Graham GouldmanLC ... Lol CremeES ... Eric StewartKG ... Kevin GodleyHL ... Harvey Lisburgh (manager) ...

10cc: We Don't Want To Be Superstars…

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, April 1976

IT'S CRAZY, totally unpredictable, this life with 10cc. ...

10cc, Genesis, Fleetwood Mac, ELO et al: Split Ends

Overview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, December 1976

SOME come, others go, but the name lives on for ever...10cc set no precedent by splitting in half last week, but the decision by Graham ...

New 10cc: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, June 1977

10CC WERE excellent. This is news? No, though in my experience they have never been the apostles of mechanical perfection sneered at by some critics. ...

Godley & Crème: 'How Do We Get To Be Rich And Famous, Kev?' 'But Lol, We Are Rich And Famous'

Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, September 1978

Fighting their reputation and their record company, Kevin Godley and Lol Creme turn defence into attack. ...

10cc: Wembley Arena, London

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, September 1978

"YOU CAN touch the magic tonight," claimed guitarist Eric Stewart. ...

10cc: Bloody Tourists (Polydor)

Review by Jon Young, Feature, January 1979

WHEN LOL Creme and Kevin Godley took their gizmo and went off to make Consequences, the remainder of 10cc (5cc?) seemed to be reeling from ...

10cc: St Louis

Live Review by Paul Yamada, Concert News, July 1984

10 C.C. IS A band with quite a past. The four members have had a lot of experience playing in English pop-rock groups; they are ...

Conference Call: Mike Mills talks to 10cc!

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, MOJO, 1995

ON THE receiving end of the PR’s pointy red fingernail: Sylvie Simmons... ...

10cc: The Very Best Of 10cc

Review and Interview by Chris Ingham, MOJO, April 1997

All the single hits (1970-1986) and ‘Une Nuit A Paris’ from Manchester's art-pop maestros, famously named after the average volume of the male ejaculation. Plus ...

10cc: "It was a tragedy we didn't stay together"

Interview by Paul Lester, Guardian, The, November 2012

They made some of the cleverest and most inventive music of the 70s, but split up at the height of their success. 10cc come together ...

see also Godley & Creme

see also Mindbenders, The

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