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Guy Stevens

Legendary producer Guy Stevens wrote for the Record Mirror in the early '60s, before joining Island Records as a producer. He was heavily involved in the formation and recording of Mott The Hoople. In 1979 he produced the Clash's landmark album London CallingHe died in 1981. 

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Chuck Berry: I Can't Wait To Meet My Friends In Britain

Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, November 1963

THE RECORD MIRROR TELEPHONES CHUCK BERRY IN MISSOURI ...

James Brown, The Rolling Stones: James Brown: The Stones Can't Stop Talking About King James

Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, December 1964

EVERY NOW and then, a rhythm and blues artist in America breaks through the confines of his own field of music and becomes a giant ...

Chuck Berry, Little Walter: Chuck Berry Tells Guy Stevens About 'How I Write My Songs'

Report and Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, April 1964

MY FIRST MEETING with Chuck Berry proved to be as exciting and interesting as I had expected. I met him in the offices of Chess ...

Dee Clark, Dionne Warwick, Freddie King, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Solomon Burke, The Tymes: The Tymes, Freddy King, Dionne Warwick, Dee Clark, Solomon Burke, The Miracles: Regal Theatre, Chicago IL

Live Review by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, April 1964

ON STAGE WITH THE R&B LEGENDS ...

Downliners Sect, Jimmy Reed: The Downliners Quiz R&B King Jimmy Reed...

Report and Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, November 1964

JIMMY REED sat back into his chair and contemplated the five long-haired boys sitting opposite him. A group called the Downliners Sect. The subject of ...

Howlin' Wolf: The Great Unknowns No. 11: Howlin' Wolf Burnette

Profile by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, August 1963

WHEN PYE records launched their second R & B campaign, one of the artists involved was a gentleman by the strange name of Howlin' Wolf. ...

Inez & Charlie Foxx: The Pounding Breakthrough

Profile and Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, August 1964

ONE OF THE biggest and most interesting breakthroughs in the record industry here in recent months is the appearance of Inez Foxx with 'Hurt By ...

Jimmy Reed: Talks Like He Sings

Interview by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, April 1964

JIMMY REED is perhaps the most successful blues singer on the American scene today, for his music has found wide acceptance among both the white ...

Muddy Waters: Great Unknowns: No. 15 Muddy Waters

Profile by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, October 1963

MUDDY WATERS was born McKinley Morganfield, at Rolling Fork, Mississippi, on April 4th, 1915. ...

Larry Williams: Heir To Little Richard

Profile by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, April 1964

IN OCTOBER 1958, Little Richard decided, in the words of the late Chuck Willis, to "Hang up his rock'n'roll shoes" and enter the Church. Many ...

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