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The Flamin' Groovies: Sneakers

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, October 1975

BACK IN the heady days of the late sixties when it seemed that for several precious months San Francisco became the rock music centre of ...

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The Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head (Kama Sutra)

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rag, The, April 1971

A FRIEND OF mine came over about three weeks back to play me this killer new album he said he’d gotten. So, sure, I said ...

The Flamin’ Groovies: Teenage Head (Kama Sutra)

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, May 1971

I’VE BEEN betting on the Flamin’ Groovies a long time. When they used to come on stage at Golden Gate Park love-ins and all the ...

Grateful Dead et al: Bickershaw Festival, Lancashire

Report by Nick Kent, Frendz, June 1972

BICKERSHAW, A SLEEPY little Northern town, had certainly never seen anything like it before. Coronation St had been invaded by the day glow kids and ...

Brinsley Schwarz, Stackridge, the Flamin' Groovies: The Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Nick Kent, NME, September 1972

FIRST THE facts: Greasy Truckers are basically two people who wish to be known as Melvin and Fanny Hotrock (We all have our problems, I ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Grease; Alive Forever! (More Grease)

Review by Jonh Ingham, NME, February 1975

SOME OF YOU may remember The Flamin' Groovies. ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Acid Hurt My Brain

Profile and Interview by Max Bell, NME, August 1975

WHEN, TOWARDS the tail-end of 1969, the Flamin' Groovies' first Epic single 'Rockin' Pneumonia' crashed the American Hot 100 at No. 27 (with a bullet), ...

The Re-emergence of the Flamin' Groovies

Profile by Andy Childs, ZigZag, February 1976

ONE OF the many bright ideas that the collective brains at ZigZag have come up with lately is that of updating articles that appeared in ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Shake Some Action (Philips) [Import]**

Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, April 1976

IT'S HARD to imagine that the Groovies are ten years old, or that it's four years since they tried to enliven us in Britain. But ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Shake Some Action (Phonogram — released very soon)

Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, May 1976

I STILL CAN'T believe this album! In fact, I would go as far as to say it will be one of the most important and ...

Flamin' Groovies: Shake Some Action (Sire) ***

Review by Jonh Ingham, Sounds, July 1976

SEVERAL WEEKS ago I reviewed a French import of the above mentioned Groovies album, complaining about the terrible sound. It is my pleasure to announce ...

Flamin' Groovies/The Ramones/The Stranglers: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Max Bell, NME, July 1976

MAYBE IT WAS no accident that the hottest, steamiest, dirtiest night of the year was reserved for July 4. It's not every day that we ...

Flamin’ Groovies: It Ain't Much Fun Bein' In The Import Bins' Blues

Report and Interview by Max Bell, NME, July 1976

SOMETIMES DEJA VU gets to choke you up. After ten years of trying to prove themselves the Flamin' Groovies must be wondering just what the ...

The Flamin' Groovies

Report by Kris Needs, ZigZag, August 1976

A STUNNING album and a pair of London gigs last month heralded the return of the fabulous Flamin' Groovies, San Francisco legends still crusading for ...

Flamin' Groovies: Shake Some Action (Bomp!)

Review by Robot A. Hull, Creem, September 1976

FOR THOSE OF YOU wondering where rock & roll has been all your lives (grew up on Jimi Hendnx and heavy-metal, didn't ya, bosco-brain?), well, ...

The Flamin' Groovies: "We're Just Trying To Bring A Little Innocence Back To Rock'n'roll"

Interview by Kris Needs, ZigZag, September 1976

KRIS NEEDS corners Cyril Jordan, founder and leader of the Flamin' Groovies, in room 315 of the Agnew Hotel, and produces his tape recorder. ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head

Review by Mick Farren, NME, October 1976

I MUST confess that when I was first confronted with the Flamin' Groovies, I was not impressed. ...

Flamin’ Groovies: Now

Review by Phast Phreddie Patterson, Waxpaper, 1978

NOW. That’s the title of the new Flamin’ Groovies album. Which is very ironic because the album just doesn’t sound like "Now." I dare anyone ...

The Flamin' Groovies

Profile by John Tobler, Blank Space, 1978

"HOW DO these punks stop the bleeding when they stick pins through their flesh?" enquired a somewhat bemused Cyril Jordan, spending a fast three days ...

The Flamin' Groovies: "We're No Museum Piece"

Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, January 1978

SOME BOXERS, if you believe what you see on the toob, just won't quit. Knocked down more times than they've slapped in their gum shield, ...

Flaming Groovies: A Thirteen Year Overnight Success Story

Profile and Interview by John Tobler, ZigZag, April 1978

"Right Cyril...left foot forward, two steps back, and then turn around...and when we've finished this old Ike and Tina Turner Review bit we'll go into ...

The Flamin Groovies: Flamin' Groovies Now

Review by Peter Silverton, Sounds, April 1978

LIKE SO many other people, the first time I caught an eyeful of the Groovies in the flesh was when they were supported by The ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Rafters, Manchester

Live Review by Paul Morley, NME, May 1978

ABOUT BEFORE 12.15...I don't want to talk about it. ...

Flamin' Groovies' Cyril Jordan Isn't Angry

Interview by Michael Goldberg, Trouser Press, July 1978

LIKE THE CITRÖEN, the Groovies have always been interesting, but never popular. Born amid the psychedelic rush of Haight Ashbury in 1965, the Groovies from ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Groovy Times On The Road!

Report by Kris Needs, ZigZag, July 1978

UP AND DOWN the country over the last few weeks wide-eyed audiences have been driven past boundaries of passion they never knew could exist in ...

The Return of the Flamin' Groovies

Report and Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, September 1978

IT ALL BEGAN on a slow summer afternoon with a frantic phone call from Miriam Linna. The Flamin' Groovies (or someone speaking for them, perhaps ...

The Flamin' Groovies Come Home

Report and Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, October 1978

AFTER EIGHT YEARS of silence in the band's hometown, the Flamin' Groovies suddenly made two San Francisco performances in less than a month. "I'm stopping ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Jumpin' in the Night

Review by Kris Needs, ZigZag, July 1979

HOT FROM their sizzling UK tour last June, the Groovies bombed into Eden Studios and laid down 16 tracks in a few days of midnight ...

Power Pop: Flamin' Groovies/ Dwight Twilley/ the Knack

Essay by Tom Hibbert, History of Rock, The, 1984

IN THE MID SIXTIES, within the music of groups like the Kinks, the Byrds and the Who, musical aggression and melodic invention had co-existed. But ...

The Flamin' Groovies and The Ramones: London Roundhouse

Retrospective by Mat Snow, NME, 1984

AS SPRING turned into the long, hot summer of '76, the '60s in the bloated shape of the Rolling Stones self-parodied itself up its own ...

The Flamin' Groovies/The Ramones: Live At The Roundhouse, London, Summer 1976

Retrospective by Mat Snow, NME, 1985

AS SPRING turned into the long, hot summer of '76, the '60s in the bloated shape of The Rolling Stones self-parodied itself up its own ...

The Flamin' Groovies: Flame On

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Mills, Harp, December 2005

July 4, 1976: America is knee-deep in Bicentennial festivities, but across the pond in London a celebration of a different sort is underway. ...

'We Can't Stop Now To Think About The Past, We're Moving To Fast': An Appreciation of the Flamin' Groovies on Sire

Overview by Dave Laing (Australia), Ugly Things, August 2006

(Note: the following piece was written prior to the recent release of the wonderful UK 2CD set At Full Speed: The Complete Sire Recordings, which ...

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