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Manfred Mann: Meet The Manfreds

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, May 1964

PART ONE OF A NEW SERIES — MIKE HUGG AND TOM McGUINESS ...

Manfred Mann: More of the Manfred Men

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, May 1964

ONLY 18 months ago. Mike Vickers and Manfred Mann were eking out meagre existences as scuffling would-be jazz musicians. Both were fervent modern jazz enthusiasts. ...

Manfred Mann: The Paul Jones Mann

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, May 1964

"UH-HU, IT'S THE Manfreds" yells Paul Jones, who is, to use the most overworked cliché in the book, last but not least in our series ...

Manfred Mann

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, May 1965

MANFRED MANN (not to be confused with the group) is often cynical, outspoken and sometimes frank to the point of being rude. He is also ...

Stones and Manfreds: Jones Boys Talk About Chart-Making EPs

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, June 1965

FOR THE first time two EPs have crashed into the NME Chart simultaneously. They are the Rolling Stones' 'Got Live If You Want It' and the Manfreds' ...

Manfred Mann: NME Chart Proves Manfreds Wrong

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, April 1966

DOWN AMONG the devil worshippers at the BBC Top Of The Pops studio last Thursday afternoon was Paul Jones, that disturbing combination of schoolboy charm ...

Manfred Mann: Manfred Stand-Out: A Bloke Named Paul

Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, July 1966

MANFRED MANN is a group but like most top groups they possess one member who stands out, who is immediately recognizable, who is "it." The ...

Platter Chatter: Albums from The Beatles, Donovan, Ravi Shankar et al

Review by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, February 1967

SUNSHINE SUPERMAN, Donovan's first big "commercial" success, is a
beautiful, poetic, soothing, soaring, lyrical, rhythmic, groovy experience. ...

Jimi Hendrix, Four Tops, Jeff Beck et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, March 1967

Catchy debut solo from Jeff Beck, and a typical but powerful Four Tops. Better showcase for Jimi Hendrix on his newie, and best yet from ...

Manfred Mann: That Mobbing Scene Is Over

Interview by Penny Valentine, Disc and Music Echo, April 1967

MICHAEL D'ABO burst into song, sitting in the sun outside a London pub, and signed two autograph books proffered by two slightly embarassed fans. ...

Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Them, Beach Boys, Kinks et al: Singles Reviews

Review by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, May 1967

A multitude of newies this week including Presley, Dylan, & Beach Boys ...

Various Artists: Seventh National Jazz And Blues Festival, Windsor

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, August 1967

I've got those Seventh National Jazz And Blues Festival blues ...

Manfred Mann: Manfred Still Has That Chart Touch

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, January 1968

BOB DYLAN and Manfred Mann have never met. Yet there is a bond between them. Manfred gets hits with Dylan songs, and the songwriter approves ...

Manfred Mann: Mighty Mike Of The Manfreds

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, February 1968

MEETING MICHAEL D'ABO is to slip back through the years to a long since shattered age of grace and reason. ...

Manfred Mann: Manfred Michael Say's — 'It's Like Selling Fish And Chips'

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, July 1968

IS THE era of the pop idol dead? Are the days when Mick Jagger's face could launch a thousand screams over? ...

An Exploration Of The Four Chapters Of Manfred Mann

Overview by Harold Bronson, Phonograph Record, November 1971

PREFACEMANFRED MANN in his pendulum-like exploration of the modem music scene has at given times emerged himself in more fully committed idioms than just about ...

Manfred Mann: Manfred Mann's Earth Band

Review by Metal Mike Saunders, Rolling Stone, March 1972

SO MANFRED MANN are back doing rock and roll, and Paul Jones (the original Manfred's lead singer and premier star) has come out with an ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Manfred Mann's Earth Band

Review by Dave Marsh, Creem, April 1972

MANFRED MANN'S strength, perhaps his only one, is as an interpreter. His jazzlike motions with Chapter Three – the group that was broken up so ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Glorified Magnified/Man: Live At The Padget Rooms, Penarth

Review by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, December 1972

GLORIFIED MAGNIFIED is a new album from a famous star and his relatively new much-publicised band, and comes in a glossy, snazzy package – fold-out ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Get Your Rocks Off

Review by Wayne Robins, Creem, August 1973

MANFRED MANN'S a survivor. What that means is that no matter where you got on the bus: be it with ‘Do Wah Diddy Diddy’ in ...

Manfred Mann: Get Your Rocks Off

Review by Steven Rosen, Music World, November 1973

IT WOULDN'T be unfair to say that Manfred Mann's role in music has been similar to that of John Mayall's; that is, both musicians have ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Nightingales and Bombers

Review by Wayne Robins, Creem, January 1976

HERE'S PROOF that Bruce Springsteen is 'the new Dylan': Manfred Mann has covered one of his songs Now Manfred's constructed a subplot to a career ...

Manfred Mann: Mann Of The Moment…

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1976

ARGUMENTATIVE and brittle, Manfred Mann has long been notorious as a man not likely to suffer fools gladly. He has terrorised managers, journalists, publicists and ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: The Roaring Silence

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, October 1976

THERE COMES a point in a band's career when the jig is up, and unless all the pieces fit the puzzle, success will scatter to ...

Manfred Mann: Angel Station (Bronze)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, March 1979

MOST OF us potter through life without any clear aims or objectives. Somehow we imagine that having heaved the cat out of bed and wiped ...

see also Mike D'Abo

see also Paul Jones

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