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Dr Feelgood: Down By The Jetty

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, July 1975

ROCK'N'ROLL LOUD, dirty, mean, raw, vicious rock'n'roll. That's what Dr Feelgood are all about and they never make any pretensions to the contrary. ...

Dr Feelgood: Be Seeing You

Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, September 1977

MAYBE IT'S FREUDIAN. The Feelgoods have picked up on a motif from The Prisoner for the title of this album and, in some ways, they're ...

Dr Feelgood: Private Practice

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, September 1978

MY, THESE boys really have moved up in the world. Once upon a time, it was the local quack and 'You Shouldn't Call The Doctor ...

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Dr. Feelgood (1975)

Interview by Mick Gold, Rock's Backpages Audio, February 1975

The men from Canvey Island talk about how they got together, getting into the London pub-rock scene, their aggressive performances and recording Down by the Jetty.

File format: mp3; file size: 71.8mb, interview length: 1h 18' 25" sound quality: ***

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Doctor Feelgood: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, June 1974

IT'S NOT often that the jaded, booze-soaked crowd that throng Dingwalls dancehall bring an almost unknown band back for three encores. ...

Dr. Feelgood: Dingwalls, London

Live Review by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, December 1974

BACK IN JUNE I made one of my regular midnight creeps to Dingwalls in Camden Town with the main purpose of getting drunk. ...

Hawkwind and Dr Feelgood On Tour

Report by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, December 1974

THE START OF a tour is never really any great cause for rejoicing. It's the end of a tour that is usually all fun and ...

Dr. Feelgood, Kokomo, Chilli Willi: Eat Your Heart Out, Arthur Howes

Report and Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, January 1975

Which is a slick way of saying The Package Tour She Lives She Breathes She Is Reborn. You remember the Package Tour, eh kids? It ...

Dr. Feelgood: Down By The Jetty (United Artists)

Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, January 1975

BOYS, BOYS now what did I tell you about being "too 
ethnic"? ...

Dr. Feelgood: Maximum R&B

Profile and Interview by Mick Gold, Let It Rock, June 1975

"We didn't set out to look like deranged bank clerks..." ...

Dr Feelgood

Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, August 1975

THIS INTERVIEW TOOK place in Wilko's front room. Obviously tired and weary from the extensive Naughty Rhythms Tour, which still had three gigs to run, ...

Dr. Feelgood: 1975 Orange Festival, France

Live Review by Chris Charlesworth, Melody Maker, August 1975

ON PAPER, Saturday evening looked to be the least attractive evening of the festival but it was, in fact, a triumph for Dr Feelgood, who ...

Dr. Feelgood Is On The Case

Profile and Interview by Barbara Charone, Crawdaddy!, October 1975

LONDON – "Where did they come from?" demanded a rock 'n roll lifer, pointing towards Dr. Feelgood who were entertaining at a star-studded and overstuffed ...

Pub Rock: Grass Roots On the Other Side of the Fence

Overview by Bud Scoppa, Crawdaddy!, October 1975

IN BRITAIN DURING the late '60s and early '70s, while rock 'n roll was being transformed into Big Business, a network of bands sprang up ...

Dr Feelgood: Malpractice (United Artists) (36.08)

Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, October 1975

FROM THE speed-crazed paranoid stares on the cover to the buzz-bomb guitar attacks inside, one question demands to be answered: would you let your parents ...

The /almost collected thoughts of Dr. Feelgood

Interview by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, October 1975

DR FEELGOOD: Wilko Johnson – guitar; Lee Brilleaux – vocals; John B Sparks – bass; The Figure – drums. They grew up on Canvey Island in ...

The Slaughterhouse 4: Dr Feelgood and Mr Freud (Cert X)

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, October 1975

MICK FARREN in the Abattoir with The Greatest Local Band In The World ...

Dr. Feelgood: Hammersmith Odeon, London

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

DEFINITELY a weird one. ...

Dr Feelgood: Malpractice (Columbia)

Review by Bud Scoppa, Phonograph Record, January 1976

People who have seen this determinedly primitive English rock & roll combo on stage tell me Dr Feelgood is very exciting and great fun, qualities ...

Dr. Feelgood On The Road: Maximum R'n'B

Report and Interview by Andy Childs, ZigZag, February 1976

THE DRESSING room is a scene of semi-chaos and ordered confusion... packets of half-eaten sandwiches, cans of lager, guitar cases, cigarette remains... the usual décor. ...

Dr Feelgood: Frighteningly Authentic Punk Posture

Profile and Interview by Ron Ross, Phonograph Record, June 1976

THEY'RE EASY-GOIN' guys, but they always gotta have their way: when they tell you it ain't right you know you got to agree. ...

Dr. Feelgood: Malpractice

Review by John Morthland, Creem, July 1976

DR. FEELGOOD is building on a fine and noble tradition. Their music is rooted in Chicago rhythm and blues, but while they may have gone ...

Dr. Feelgood: Hope & Anchor, London

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

REAL CASE of dejaja vuvu it was, the night the Feelgoods played the Hope. To readers outside London the Hope and Anchor may just be ...

Dr Feelgood: City Hall, Sheffield

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, September 1976

HERE IN Sheffield there's a local aphorism along the lines of "Tha' works 'ard, so bloody well play hard". It fits. Most of the concerts ...

Dr Feelgood: Where There's a Wilko…

Report by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, October 1976

FEELGOODS' WILKO JOHNSON: 'I work for one hour a day and get paid about £2,000. That's why I want a television in my room.' ...

It's only Rock 'n' Roll ...But it's crowded

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, November 1976

MICK FARREN bares armpits and gets sweaty (and drunk) with DOCTOR FEELGOOD ...

Dr Feelgood: The Grandfathers of Punk

Interview by Mick Houghton, Sounds, January 1977

WILKO JOHNSON likes to talk about the truth – in his music, in his writing, and in his, or rather, the Dr. Feelgood attitude towards ...

Dr Feelgood: The Truth Behind The Break-up…

Report by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, April 1977

AS REPORTED in the news pages Dr. Feelgood have come apart at the seams, with Wilko Johnson going one way and the rest of the ...

Just What The Dr. Ordered: A New Guitarist To Replace Wilko In The Feelgoods

Report and Interview by Harry Doherty, Melody Maker, May 1977

IT'S BARDOT'S, Canvey Island, formerly Cloud Nine, former weekly haunt of Dr. Feelgood. It's Thursday, almost midnight, and Wilko Johnson has well and truly joined ...

Dr Feelgood: Sneakin' Suspicion (United Artists)

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, May 1977

Is there a doctor in the house? CHARLES SHAAR MURRAY thinks the FEELGOODS might just need one… ...

Dr. Feelgood: Exeter University, Exeter

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, May 1977

NO FLASH hyperbole, no frills on this one, reet, because, contrary to more than one sneaking suspicion, this new-fangled Feelgoods practice is in fine fettle ...

Dr Feelgood: Now You See Him. Now You Don't.

Interview by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, June 1977

The goods on the Feelgoods: did Wilko fall or was he pushed? ...

Wilko Not Buried Yet...

Interview by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, October 1977

WITH DOCTOR FEELGOOD moving into the charts and just embarked on a headlining nationwide tour, one question still hangs around the street corner waiting to ...

Dr. Feelgood: CBGB's, New York NY

Live Review by Tim Lott, Record Mirror, November 1977

GET THIS straight before we go one word further. This review is not going to be interesting. There is so little to be said about ...

Dr Feelgood: Be Seeing You

Review by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, December 1977

FINALLY THE DEBUT of a Wilkoless Feelgoods is upon us. Even more than that, it's the Nick Lowe-produced debut of a Wilkoless Feelgoods. ...

Dr Feelgood: Private Practice

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, September 1978

The Worthington White Shield of Rock ...

The Bad...

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, October 1978

Dr Feelgood: Sheffield City Hall ...

Dr Feelgood: A Case Of The Shakes

Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, September 1980

YOU HAVE to admit that Dr Feelgood know their own measure – no kowtowing to trend from this lot. Would you believe this record was ...

Dr Feelgood: Whisky a Go Go, Los Angeles

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, December 1980

New Feelgoods know the ropes ...

Dr. Feelgood: At the Whiskey

Live Review by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, December 1980

Dr. Feelgood's Los Angeles debut four years ago was an impressive and welcome breath of fresh air. The British quartet's lean, mean brand of English ...

Dr Feelgood: Meanwhile, Back At The Feelgoods

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, January 1982

MADE IT THROUGH another day and here we are! The students of the fair city of Leeds play host to the band that defined British ...

Dr Feelgood: Pure Essex Voodoo

Retrospective and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, Q, August 1987

ONE OF THE few remaining saving graces of rock'n'roll is that its most compelling legends do not always belong to those who achieve the greatest ...

Dr Feelgood: Looking Back

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, MOJO, November 1995

It is but one of life’s minor ironies that both Sid James and Lee Brilleaux, two of England’s best-loved and most sadly-missed postwar icons of ...

Wilko Johnson: Rhythm Doctor

Interview by Nick Coleman, Independent on Sunday, January 2005

Flood and drugs and R&B – the life and works of Wilko Johnson have been fast and turbulent. But the Essex Assassin is still rocking ...

see also Wilko Johnson

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