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Foreigner's Mick Jones (2009)

Interview by Carl Wiser, Songfacts, October 2009

On songwriting, production and working with stepson Mark Ronson: the Englishman in New York fills in the gaps.

File format: mp3; file size: 34.2mb; Interview length: 37' 21"; sound quality: ***


Lynyrd Skynyrd/ Foreigner/Ted Nugent: Rock And Roll All Nite

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, September 1977

AN AFTERNOON of heavy rock at the Los Angeles sports stadium. Score: Lynyrd Skynyrd – Win. Foreigner – Place. Nugent – Show. ...

The California Jam Festival

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, April 1978

THERE WEREN'T even traffic jams. ...

Foreigner’s Road Map: Destination Top Ten

Interview by John Mendelsohn, Rolling Stone, May 1978

IN THE SPRING of 1976, Mick Jones found himself. With a dwindling bank account and dim prospects, even after twelve years of playing guitar and ...

Foreigner: Live in Los Angeles

Live Review by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, November 1978

FOREIGNER ARE pretty much a thinking man's Bay City Rollers. ...

Foreigner: 4

Review by Gene Sculatti, Creem, October 1981

This is what? These guys’ second or third LP since Mick Jones publicly declared F’gner ain’t dinosaurs and that they were really starting to get, ...


Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, May 1982

"IT'S THE QUIET ones", as dear departed Ian McDonald once said, "that you shouldn't underestimate". Listening back to my tape after an hour at L'Ermitage ...

Foreigner: Feels Like The Fifth Time

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Creem, June 1985

THERE ARE TIMES when you truly appreciate Foreigner. For instance, like when Madonna's 'Like A Virgin' comes on the air. A navel she may have, ...

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