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Toby Manning

Toby Manning

Toby Manning is a London-based writer who has contributed to Word, Q, Mojo, Mixmag, Select and NME and is the author of The Rough Guide to Pink Floyd.

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Steve Earle Gives New Meaning To The Expression 'Lifetime Achievement'

Interview by Toby Manning, Word, The, May 2004

MARRIED SIX TIMES TO FIVE DIFFERENT WOMEN, HE'S ENDURED THE JUNKIE'S LIFE, DONE TIME AND LIVED TO TELL. NOW A CHANGED CHARACTER, HIGH PROFILE CAMPAIGNER ...

Fleetwood Mac, Peter Green: Fleetwood Mac: The Making of Then Play On

Retrospective and Interview by Toby Manning, unpublished, 2005

IN 1969, FLEETWOOD Mac's prime mover had begun acting very strangely. First of all this East End Jew found Jesus, and began trying to convert ...

Goldfrapp: Down Boy!: Goldfrapp: Black Cherry (Mute) ***

Review by Toby Manning, Q, May 2003

Sultry ambient diva gets dark electro makeover ...

Interpol: Trees, Dallas

Review and Interview by Toby Manning, Q, May 2003

It's not all post-punk brooding. They like drugs and girls too. ...

Tommy Lee: Famous Last Words: Tommy Lee

Interview by Toby Manning, Q, July 2002

He has a bulletproof vest, a world-famous penis and has never ridden the bus. Nice life! ...

Magazine

Retrospective by Toby Manning, unpublished, 2005

IF EVER THERE was a soundtrack for the Cold War era, it was Magazine. Musically and lyrically, this definitive new wave band inhabited the wintry ...

Cat Power: The Covers Record (Matador) ***

Review by Toby Manning, Select, April 2000

The fifth album from Atlanta's Chan Marshall is a collection of songs by — amongst others — Smog, Dylan, Lou Reed and the Rolling Stones. ...

The Streets: Quality Streets

Profile and Interview by Toby Manning, Jockey Slut, March 2002

GEEZERS NEED EXCITEMENT. WHICH IS WHERE THE STREETS, AKA MIKE SKINNER, COMES IN. THE PEOPLE'S POET IN TWO-STEP'S GARMS, HE IS THE WIMP MADE GOOD, ...

Justin Timberlake

Interview by Toby Manning, Q, March 2003

Dishpan hands not a problem. ...

Wilco: Hi, My Name's Jeff, and I'm a Wilcoholic

Interview by Toby Manning, Q, May 2002

LIKE ALL LAS VEGAS hotels, the Mandalay Bay is a self-contained city, comprising restaurants, bars, even a "beach," complete with electric waves: anything and everything ...

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Drugs: Out of Control?

Report by Toby Manning, Face, The, August 2001

The pills are getting cheaper, the music's getting faster, the nights are getting longer. Now the club promoters have joined police and newspapers in telling ...

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