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Joe Meek

Joe Meek


Faith Plus Enthusiasm: Heinz' Success Story

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, August 1963

SO HEINZ crashes handsomely into the charts. After the false start of his debut solo disc, 'Dreams Do Come True', his "heartfelt" tribute to Eddie ...

Joe Meek Tragedy

Obituary by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, February 1967

SO JOE Meek is dead. Dead in tragic and rather sordid circumstances. While the enquiries go on, while the circumstances are fully investigated, it is ...

Various Artists: It's Hard to Believe It - the Amazing World of Joe Meek (Razor & Tie)

Review by Simon Reynolds, Spin, 1995

WHO WAS Joe Meek? A cut-price Spector crafting pocket symphonies in his North London studio for a stable of dodgy pre-Beatles combos? Yes, but the ...

Hearing A New World: The Joe Meek Story

Retrospective by John McCready, MOJO, May 2001

NOTE: This piece originally featured in Mojo magazine in a truncated 8,000 word edit. this is the full near-12,000 word original piece. This is such ...

see also Geoffrey Goddard

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