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Walker Brothers, The

Walker Brothers, The


The Walker Brothers: Harmony and rivalry from the Walkers

Retrospective by Fred Dellar, History of Rock, The, 1982

In the mid sixties, just as every worthwhile group in Britain seemed to be setting up tours in the States, Scott Noel Engel, John Joseph ...


The Walker Brothers: The Boy Scout Group

Profile and Interview by Richard Green, Record Mirror, March 1965

A FORD Thunderbird hot rod and an Austin Healey smashed into each other in Hollywood — and that was the beginning of the Walker Brothers. ...

The Walker Brothers: American Walkers Love Wild Wild Fans

Report and Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, June 1965

THERE are fifteen mirrors in one bedroom; a cavalry sword on the wall; a marble bust of nobody in particular on the mantelpiece; an enormous ...

The Scott Walker Interview

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, October 1965

HIS MOTHER CALLS him "the madman." His manager, agent and publicist call him all kind of things when he disappears for days without telling anyone ...

We're Sure Glad We Came Here, Say Walker Brothers

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 1966

THEY ARRIVED in Britain in February, 1965, because they felt that to achieve success in Britain was more important than doing so in the States. ...

Gary Walker

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, January 1966

"EVERYONE IN the Business will hate it," Gary declared. "And especially the good singers. It should sell about two million copies — at which point ...

The Walker Brothers: Walkers' Great Bodyguard!

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

IN STRODE the most enormous pair of grey jeans in the World and stood next to Scott Walker (a mere six foot) making him look ...

Eric Burdon & Scott Engel: Scott Smarts After Burdon's JBJ Slamming

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

AN INTENSE person, who is over sensitive to criticism of his work, I found Scott Engel (Walker) more than a little irked by Eric Burdon's ...

The Walker Brothers: Great To Be Alone At No. 1

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, March 1966

"IT'S GOOD to have it all to ourselves at the No. 1 spot this week," said Scott Engel when I spoke to him on Tuesday. ...

The Walker Brothers: Walker Hostility On The Wane

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, April 1966

BEING misunderstood is a full-time occupation for Scott Engel. As the Walker Brothers' reputation soars, so Scott manages to over-exercise his incredible talent for putting ...

All About The World's Greatest Pop Show: 1966 NME Concert Mightiest Ever!

Live Review by Keith Altham, Alan Smith, New Musical Express, May 1966

THOUSANDS upon thousands of fans converging on the massive Wembley Empire Pool for the biggest pop show in the world on Sunday... the staggering, the ...

Scott Walker: Scott Walker Hits Out Again

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

FRANK SINATRA is back in the pop pillory, but the big surprise is that chucking the rotten eggs is not Mick "Paint Him Black" Jagger, ...

Scott Walker: A Lot Of Pressures And A Personal Problem

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, September 1966

SCOTT WALKER, for the first time, talks about the incident that ended in hospital ...

The Walker Brothers: A Clever Singer Never Loses His Voice

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, September 1966

THE WALKER-Troggs-Dave Dee popathalon (33 dates must make it a marathon tour) starts running at East Ham Granada tomorrow (Saturday), so last Monday I taxied ...

The Walker Brothers, The Troggs, Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich: Granada, East Ham, London

Live Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, October 1966

Scott Was The Hit On Walker Tour First Night ...

The Reluctant American: Some Interesting Opinions from Scott Walker

Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, December 1966

"I DIDN'T like it in America, and I'm not going back to live there. When I did live there it was terrible – once I ...

The Walker Brothers

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express Summer Special, Summer 1966

HEAVILY DISGUISED as a member of a longhaired beat group, an American balladeer has infiltrated the British beat scene and emerged victoriously among the top ...

Scott Walker: Chaos For Scott

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, January 1967

SCOTT ENGEL, the man likely to be more miserable than most in 1967, was in the highest spirits when I found him at his apartment ...

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. ...

The Walker Brothers: Images; Cat Stevens: Matthew & Son

Review by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, March 1967

Moody Walkers L.P. and a great debut L.P. from Cat Stevens ...

Engelbert Humperdinck, The Walker Brothers, Jimi Hendrix, Cat Stevens: Finsbury Park Astoria, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, April 1967

A show which proves pop still has something up its sleeve ...

Walker Brothers/Cat Stevens/Engelbert Humperdinck/The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Finsbury Park Astoria

Live Review by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, April 1967

WE WERE WELL and truly blitzed with "mini-happenings" on the Walker Brothers’ tour opening night, at Finsbury Park Astoria last Friday, when Jimi Hendrix literally ...

The Walker Brothers: Walker Plans

Interview by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, May 1967


The Walker Brothers: Why The Walker Brothers Split Up

Interview by Keith Altham, New Musical Express, May 1967

"I WANT to make it clear that it was not solely my decision to break up the Walker Brothers, but for the first time in ...

Scott Walker: No Regrets

Interview by Colin Irwin, Melody Maker, February 1976

IT'S ONLY mid-afternoon, but the curtains are drawn and the lights are out. The room is in darkness and at first it looks empty. "Hi, ...

The Walker Brothers: After The Lights Go Out, Scott Walker: Boy Child

Review by Martin Aston, Q, September 1990

AT THE SUGGESTION of their drummer Gary Leeds, who'd just returned from backing PJ Proby, The Walker Brothers shifted camp from the US to the ...

Scott Walker: “That Francis Bacon, In-The-Face Whoops Factor...”

Retrospective and Interview by Jim Irvin, MOJO, May 1995

TWENTY-TWO YEAR OLD Noel Scott Engel was on the run from Uncle Sam. He was fleeing from a country that would never connect with his ...

The Walker Brothers:Take It Easy/Portrait/Images

Review by Richard Williams, MOJO, October 1998

Their first three albums, remastered for CD, each almost doubled with extra tracks. ...

see also Scott Walker

see also Gary Walker (Leeds)

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