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Walker Brothers, the Action, Jimmy James & the Vagabonds: Birdcage Club, Portsmouth

Live Review by Richard Green, Record Mirror, October 1965

THE GREAT LET DOWN or what happens when a top group don't turn up... ...

Arthur Alexander, London; The Action, Sussex

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, April 1966

Arthur Alexander: Marquee Club, London ...

Sixth National Jazz and Blues Festival, Windsor: Jazz on a Summer's Weekend

Live Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, August 1966

A washout, but still swinging ...

The Action: Shoreline Club, Bognor Regis

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, September 1966

PLAYING TWO jumping sets at Bognor's Shoreline Club — one of the most switched-on scenes on the South Coast — the Action again proved that ...

Underground: The Writing is on the Wall for Pete Brown and Action!

Profile and Interview by Hugh Nolan, Disc and Music Echo, November 1968

WAY BACK in 1960 Pete Brown gave everything up to try to make a living writing poetry. Not surprisingly, it wasn't too easy — five ...

Mighty Baby: The Five Year Pregnancy

Interview by Mark Williams, International Times, August 1969

ROGER TELLS the story with the quiet resignation of someone who has been fucked about so much that it really doesn't matter any more. ...

Action Grow Into a Mighty Baby

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, December 1969

IS THIS the career for you? Twenty pounds a week, uncertain prospects and no luncheon vouchers. The life of a rock drummer is not necessarily ...

The Action: London 1966

Book Excerpt by Michael Lydon, 'Boogie Lightning' , 1974

IN THE FALL OF 1966 the Action were at their zenith, one short step above complete obscurity. For one all too brief moment they had ...

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