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Barbra Streisand: Face To Face With The Funny Girl...

Report and Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, January 1969

SHE SWEPT into her press reception at London's Dorchester Hotel like a queen. ...

Clarence Carter, Arthur Conley, Sam & Dave, Joe Tex: Clarence Carter, Arthur Conley, Joe Tex, Sam & Dave: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, January 1970

IT'S BEEN three years since a soul tour of such importance has been to Britain. Then, in the spring of 1967, it was Otis Redding ...

Chicago ...Moving From Jazz-Rock To Classical-Rock

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, January 1970

STEVIE WINWOOD'S 'I'm A Man', the 1967 hit for the old Spencer Davis group, has brought the jazz-rock combination of Chicago to the puzzling British ...

David Ruffin: Feelin' Good (Tamla Motown)

Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, April 1970

IT WAS expected that David Ruffin would be able to stretch out away from the confines of the Temptations and his first solo single and ...

Fleetwood Mac: Sold Out? Gerroff!

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, March 1969

PETER GREEN defends Fleetwood Mac ...

The Flirtations, The Foundations, Stevie Wonder: Stevie Wonder, The Foundations, The Flirtations: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, March 1969

Stevie's a big star now ...

The Foundations: Foundations Aren't Going To Desert The British Public

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, March 1969

THE FOUNDATIONS aren't going to permanently desert these shores for the richer pickings across the Atlantic even though they're only now losing the title of ...

Erma Franklin, Wilson Pickett: Wilson Pickett/Erma Franklin: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, September 1969

A Vote For Wilson (Pickett That Is!) ...

Jimmy Page, Screaming Lord Sutch: Screaming Lord Sutch: Heavy Friends Help The Lord's Comeback

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, April 1970

LORD SUTCH is back! The perennial rocker has come screaming back on the rock scene, after two years of abdication in America, through the help ...

Led Zeppelin: How They Got Led Zeppelin Off The Ground...

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, July 1969

OUT IN THE wilds of Willesden, a not-so-salubrious part of North London, Britain's heaviest band are cutting tracks for their second album before they return ...

Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell: Marvin Gaye: With The Solo Success Comes A Little Sadness

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, April 1969

MARVIN GAYE PHONES FROM DETROIT AS 'GRAPEVINE' HITS No. 1 ...

Nina Simone: Nina's The Medium For The Message

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, April 1969

NINA SIMONE, the artist, is the High Priestess of Soul, the blues singer and the jazz pianist. Nina Simone, the person, is compelling, formidable, and ...

Peter Sarstedt: Girl Dentist Put Peter On The Road To Fame!

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, March 1969

PETER SARSTEDT would probably still be tramping footsore and penniless around Europe if it wasn't for a Danish dental student named Anita who stopped songwriter ...

Randy Newman: The Man They All Dig Doesn't Dig Himself

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, January 1969

BEATLE PAUL McCartney phoned to say how much he likes his work; Frank Sinatra wants him to write an album but the man himself doesn't ...

The Rolling Stones: One Plus One (Dir. Jean-Luc Godard)

Film/DVD Review by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, July 1969

SYMPATHY For The Devil, re-titled One Plus One, is the Jean-Luc Godard film which features the Stones as they were before Brian's death — enough ...

Sergio Mendes: Brasil '66 Bring A Taste Of Latin Rock

Interview by Royston Eldridge, Melody Maker, January 1969

WE'VE HAD just about every kind of rock you can imagine — rock and roll, rocksteady, hard-rock... but now there's a new one and it's ...

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