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Inside the Bay City Rollers' Camp

Interview by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, September 1975

"WHEN ANYONE slates us, you can bet they’ve never heard our own stuff – Derek is a brilliant drummer" ...

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Phil Coulter: The Creator

Interview by Harry Doherty, Disc and Music Echo, November 1974

Disc meets the man behind the Rollers and many others ...

The Bay City Rollers: Rollers On The Run

Interview by Harry Doherty, Disc and Music Echo, November 1974

FAN HYSTERIA is reaching its peak with the Bay City Rollers. It's got to the point now where the Rollers can't even go to the ...

The Bay City Rollers: Kings Of Pop!

Report by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, November 1974

IN THE same week that Muhammad Ali regained his heavyweight boxing title, the featherweight crown of pop, too, has changed hands. ...

The Bay City Rollers

Comment by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, July 1975

Are Eric Faulkner & Stuart 'Woody' Wood The 'Lennon & McCartney' Of The Rollers? ...

Bay City Rollers: Once Upon A Star

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Phonograph Record, September 1975

THE BAY CITY Rollers campaign is underway, and its components are familiar: screaming female fans in Great Britain, Sid Bernstein masterminding tour plans, back-to-back appearances ...

Bay City Rollers: Flattened

Comment by Jonh Ingham, Creem, November 1975

THE ROLLERS SNEAKED up on everybody. The astute observer would have first noticed their presence two and a half years ago when their initial success ...

The Bay City Rollers: Bay City Rollers

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, December 1975

THE ARCHIES WERE the most radical rock 'n' roll group of the last seven years. And it's about time everybody owned up to their considerable ...

The Bay City Rollers: Dedication (Bell)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1976

Leslie McKeown, (lead vocals and background), Eric Faulkner (lead guitar, rhythm and acoustic guitars, vocals), Stuart Wood (bass and vocals), Derek Longmuir (drums, percussion, vocals), ...

The Bay City Rollers: Rollers' American Civil War

Report and Interview by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, September 1976

THE STATE TROOPER, with his tall hat perched firmly on a head with very little hair, seemed to be in control. One hand grasped a ...

Bay City Rollers: New Victoria Theatre, London

Live Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, September 1976

SOME TIME ago, David Essex remarked that he was fed up with critics reviewing his audiences when they should have been more concerned with the ...

The Bay City Rollers: The View From Seat A6

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, September 1976

"Then one day I found a perfect plan,I shake my ass and sing in a rock and roll band,From now on there'll be no compromisin'Rock ...

The Bay City Rollers: It's A Game

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, July 1977

LET'S FACE it, the idea of a Bay City Rollers album is just a little amusing. In fact, it wouldn't surprise me if several of ...

The Bay City Rollers: Strangers In The Wind

Review by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, November 1978

IT WOULD indeed be wonderful to report that, after a lengthy break, the Bay City Rollers have returned to remind us that they were really ...

Suzi Quatro/Judge Dread/Mungo Jerry/Les McKeown's '70s Bay City Rollers/The Rubettes: Town & Country Club, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, April 1992

MAYBE IT'S for the best that Marc Bolan didn't take that bend as well as he'd have liked back in '77. Otherwise we might now ...

The Bay City Rollers

Retrospective by Ian Fortnam, Uncut, May 1998

Ahh, those much-mimicked hedgehogian coxcombs; those calf-chafing, tartan-trimmed trews with half a yard of surplus flapping flare to spare; those cheery, cheeky chipmunk grins and ...

Courtney Love: Love Will Tear Us Apart

Comment by Caroline Sullivan, Guardian, The, February 2003

I WISH I'D saved the emails. There were eight, spanning December 1999 to April 2002, all written in unpunctuated lower-case. ...

Tam Paton

Obituary by Adam Sweeting, Guardian, The, April 2009

Bay City Rollers manager who was mired in scandal ...

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