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Tony Stewart has been Deputy Editor of NME and editor of Select, and is currently Assistant Editor of The Daily Mirror, where he is also the Soap Opera critic.

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Focus, Jan Akkerman: Jan Akkerman: A Poor Relation Comes Good

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1973

IN A SMALL OFFICE at the Manchester Hardrock, reeking of stale beer and dirty ashtrays, Jan Akkerman is struggling to light a cigarette. Outside, where ...

Average White Band: The Average White Band: Person To Person

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1977

WELCOME BACK the musically credible and eminently excellent Average White Band with this defiant poke in the ear for all those people who seven months ...

Bad Company: Earl's Court, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1977

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE 15,000 DISGUISED PUNKS ...

Fela Kuti, Ginger Baker: Ginger Baker and Fela Ransome-Kuti: Ginger Baker Backs This Fela's Afro-Rock

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

WITH AIRFORCE, Ginger Baker succeeded in providing the rudiments of the Afro-beat. Consciously he wanted to go back to the roots of highly percussive music, ...

Bandit: Bandit (Arista)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1977

THE MIGHTY John Alcock, the producer who brought Thin Lizzy their success, performs here the most masterly musical illusions, which assist Bandit to deliver an ...

Shirley Bassey: State Of The World Means 'Kids' Can Now Relate To Me Says Shirley Bassey

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

UNEXPECTED, but marvellous – and Shirley Bassey puts down her latest recording success, 'For All We Know' down to a change of style, which she ...

Chuck Berry: Berry Magic

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1972

RON WOOD would have swept the floor of Pye's No. 2 studio as he boogied round during the Chuck Berry super-session during Saturday. He saw ...

Chuck Berry: Green's Playhouse, Glasgow

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1973

TONY STEWART REPORTS FROM GLASGOW OH THE FIRST BERRY CONCERT ...

Billy Preston, Chuck Berry, Pink Floyd, Slade: Chuck Berry, Pink Floyd, Billy Preston, Slade: Locarno Ballroom, Coventry

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1972

ONE OF THE MOST ADVENTUROUS BILLS EVER ...

Black Sabbath: Ozzy Osbourne: I Got Sensitive Didn't I

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1976

BLACK SABBATH'S Ozzie Osbourne has changed his personality since we last met. He is no longer vulgar and ingenuous. Instead, he is composed and carefully ...

Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne: Ozzy Osbourne: Beyond Black Sabbath

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, December 1977

IN THE PAST Ozzy Osbourne has often over-dramatised the state of both his mental and physical health, but as he now relates his reasons for ...

Roy Buchanan: The Guitarist's Guitarists' Guitarist

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1973

THE WORD is out and the message is self-explanatory. Buchanan, they say; Roy Buchanan, they mean. And if you've missed this paean that's currently ringing ...

Eric Burdon As Savage Messiah

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1976

ERIC BURDON'S notorious reputation as an abusive boozed-up Geordie ruffian might only have been part of rock's mythology, but at the moment it appears to ...

David Byron, Ian Gillan: Ian Gillan: Clear Air Turbulence (Island); Rough Diamond: Rough Diamond (Island)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1977

WHAT KIND of future can Heavy Metal orphans really look forward to once they fall from grace? ...

Claire Hammill

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1972

DRIVING OUT of London in his sparkling red Citroen, bound for Manor Studios, Oxfordshire, John McCoy talked about his girl Claire Hamill in a manner ...

Roger Daltrey, The Who: Roger Daltrey: Who Does What In The Who

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1973

WHAT'S HAPPENED to the Who? Pete SHOULD be writing and recording for the Who. John Entwistle SHOULD be concentrating on the Who's future, but he's ...

Roger Daltrey, The Who: The Who: Triumph And A Threat

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1973

IT HAPPENED TO THE BEATLES, BUT IT WON'T AFFECT THE WHO. AND ROGER DALTREY NOW PREPARES TO DO THREE YEARS HARD LABOUR ...

Deep Purple: Empire Pool, Wembley

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1976

AT THE Empire Pool, Deep Purple rule. The roaring audience of ten thousand or so press their hands to their heads as their ears get ...

Deep Purple: Purple, Introducing The…Err…Unknown Mr. Coverdale

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1973

PURPLE RECORDS took the press down to Clearwell Castle on the Welsh-English border last week to meet their new singer boy. The name of this ...

Deep Purple: Why The Purpling Had To Stop

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1976

In which TONY STEWART listens patiently while IAN PAICE and DAVID COVERDALE explain (within the limits of decent reticence and Not Ratting On Mates)... ...

Sandy Denny Breaks Her Silence

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

After playing a Greta Garbo role for three months, the leading lady of British folk comes out of her shell to talk to Tony Stewart ...

Sandy Denny: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

PERHAPS I was expecting too much from Sandy Denny, or maybe I wanted too much, but I'm afraid her concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall ...

Sandy Denny: Sandy and Band, Coping Cheerfully

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1972

FROM THE outside the Denny residence in Fulham looks a place of tranquility. Inside, though, a different story prevails. As Watson the huge Airedale lumbers ...

Emerson Lake And Palmer: Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Town Hall, Birmingham

Live Review by Tony Stewart, Sounds, October 1970

AFTER TWO hours of solid music, the 2,000 strong audience, at Birmingham Town Hall were dancing in the aisles, clapping and stamping and try as ...

John Entwistle: Rigor Mortis and the Happy Funeral

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1973

THE ROOM is deathly silent, apart from the occasional rumble of a stomach going by. We are gathered together on this day for a belated ...

The Faces, Rod Stewart: Rod Stewart: It's My Party and I'll Pose If I Want To

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1976

THE GLAMOUR Twins were simply passing through, pausing at London Heathrow en route to Paris from Los Angeles. Still the newshounds contrived to be close ...

Fairport Convention: Fairport And The Mysterious Lady

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1973

"FOTHERINGPORT CONFUSION", states Trevor Lucas with a wry smile. That's his pet description of the present Fairport Convention. After all, the band comprises part of ...

Family: Fighting For Respect

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1973

SEEMS LIKE only yesterday that Family returned from America, wheezing and coughing about the sheer enjoyment of their tour. And quite a number of Family ...

Fleetwood Mac: New Singer and A New Sound

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1974

NEW FLEETWOOD MAC singer Dave Walker says his move to the group from Savoy Brown has given him a feeling of liberation. He claims it ...

Focus: At The Rainbow (Polydor)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1973

LIVE ALBUMS basically attempt to recreate a concert atmosphere with favoured musical pieces by the band in question and sycophantic noises from the audience. ...

Focus: Focus And The American Hell

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1973

MIDNIGHT was our cue to quit the Swiss restaurant and return, like five Cinderellas, to our hotels. It wasn't a case of trembling at the ...

Focus: Hardrock, Manchester

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1973

ALTHOUGH OUR entry into the European Economic Community is being saluted with umpteen art forms and rock concerts in the capital, perhaps the greatest – ...

Genesis, Peter Gabriel: The Re-Genesis Of Peter Gabriel

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1977

For someone who once accepted the Noble Order Of The Pension Book, this chap is rather lively. TONY STEWART saw him knocking out audiences at ...

Golden Earring: New Wax From Earring

Profile and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1974

"WE'RE JUST AVERAGE REALLY", SAYS GEORGE KOOYMANS, GUITARIST WITH GOLDEN EARRING. TONY STEWART LENDS AN EAR TO A TOUCH OF DUTCH ...

Greenslade and the Trumpet Maniac

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, August 1973

THE WAYS bands are born vary immensely. Like, the idea may be only two hours old when Phantom Balloon hits the stage, but other outfits ...

Greenslade: Olé… Greenslade Rock The Spanish Inquisition

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1974

ADMIRAL BLANCO'S assassination could have caused a big clamp-down in Spain. But luckily for the developing life-style based on British rock, the Espana government don't ...

The Groundhogs: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

OUT Of the many gigs I've seen Groundhogs play, their concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on Saturday was easily one of the best. Perhaps ...

The Groundhogs: Tony McPhee: Who Will Save McPhee

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1973

What makes a respected guitarist ditch his axe for the complete Rick Wakeman multi-keyboards trip?Tony (T.S.) McPhee tells Tony (T.J.) Stewart... ...

Roy Harper: The Malady Lingers On

Report by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1977

Not since Uncle Lou's days as The Zombie From Beyond The Grave has a rock show held such a morbid fascination. ...

Roy Harper: What Now For Roy Harper?

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1977

IT'S UNLIKELY that Roy Harper would be admitted to a health and happiness club. Because of his seemingly chronic illness he is facing a real ...

Richie Havens: A State Of Mind (Verve)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1971

DON'T CONFUSE this with the soon-to-be-released Havens album, The Great Blind Degree. ...

Lee Hazlewood, Nancy Sinatra: Lee Hazlewood: We Only Record For The Fun Of It

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

THREE YEARS ago, Lee Hazlewood tired of writing and producing Nancy Sinatra – split to Stockholme to carry on his interest in film work – ...

Horslips: Well You See, There Was These Five Irishmen...

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1973

TONY STEWART reports the long, involved story of Horslips    ...

The Jam: Setting Sons (Polydor)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1979

CHANGE. IT'S something Paul Weller wrote about on 'To Be Someone', that sour story on All Mod Cons about the kid who wanted to be famous and ...

Elton John: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1977

THE SOCIAL division between rock star and audience is usually more obvious than it was at the Rainbow last Monday night. ...

Carole King: How Carole King Became Queen...

Profile by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1971

IN MANY ways, and for many reasons, it took Carole King a long time to record her first album, Writer, in 1970. As a writer ...

James Last: Last of the MORicans

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1976

Forget that Kaspar Hauser. JAMES LAST – or "Hansi" if you prefer – is the real Enigma of modern Germany. TONY STEWART investigates. ...

Lynyrd Skynyrd: I See The Bloodbath That Was Hamburg

Report by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1975

When a band start slashing each other's wrists before gigs you know they're confident. TONY STEWART applies the tourniquet to LYNYRD SKYNYRD on the eve ...

Dave Mason Gives New Meaning To That Old Cliché 'Doing My Own Thing'

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

DAVE MASON arrived at Heathrow Airport last Wednesday about a quarter of an hour earlier than planned, and even if the TWA chick hadn't tipped ...

John Mayall: Falkshaus, Zurich

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1977

AS A TALENT scout John Mayall is a shrewd, calculating operator with few equals. Now with 26 albums to his credit and almost as many ...

McGuinness Flint: McGuinness Is Still Good For You

Profile and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1973

McGUINNESS FLINT should now be regarded as an emerging new band – and an exceptionally good one at that. But instead they're being cautiously measured ...

Medicine Head: The Unknown Celebrities

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1973

AT A DELIGHTFUL pub in Twickenham on Saturday eve, Medicine Head's Peter Hope-Evans sat drinking a glass of Lowenbrau. The perpetual grin across his face ...

Van Morrison: When Irish Eyes are Scowling

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1979

'If you want me to sit here and talk about my emotions you've got to be out of your MIND!' ...

Mungo Jerry: Barbarellas, Birmingham

Live Review by Tony Stewart, Sounds, August 1971

MUNGO JERRY easily adapted their stage act for their shows at the Birmingham nightclub Barbarellas on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday last week. Apparently the first ...

Nazareth: So You Wanna Stay A Rock 'N' Roll Star?

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, August 1973

DAN McCAFFERTY has no pretensions. As he sits chain smoking in his manager's flat – a mere Rolls Royce-throw away from London's Hyde Park Corner ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: I'm A Writer, Not A Fighter

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1973

ANYONE WHO IS a regular reader of this paper will be aware that in the past I've criticised Gilbert O'Sullivan quite strongly, and yet I've ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: Gaumont, Ipswich and Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1973

Big G and the Scream Machine ...

Robert Palmer: How To Get Rid Of The Nude In Your Bedroom

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1976

ROBERT PALMER, who's Big In America, finds his musical progress rather cluttered with scantily clad femininity. TONY STEWART murmurs disapprovingly. ...

Christine Perfect/McVie, Paris: Christine McVie: The Legendary Christine Perfect Album (Sire Import); Paris: Big Towne, 2061 (Capitol)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1977

SUCCESS BREEDS success, states a music biz maxim, and under the altruistic banner of Services To The Public, any record company which has old or ...

Graham Parker: Squeezing Out Sparks

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1979

WHEN YOU PLAY this album for perhaps the tenth time, when you return to 'You Can't Be Too Strong' and listen to that one song ...

Graham Parker: Squeezing Out Sparks

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1979

WHEN YOU play this album for perhaps the tenth time, when you return to 'You Can't Be Too Strong' and listen to that one song ...

Graham Parker: The On-Going Story Of Little Men In Glasses

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1978

Graham Parker, in this instance — who reflects on the vagaries of the rock power struggle while socking it to 'em in Ireland. When you're ...

Graham Parker, The Rumour: The Rumour: 'I Believe In Graham Parker'

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1977

As The Rumour plan their own group LP, guitarist MARTIN BELMONT reaffirms his faith in Big G and the solidarity of the Parker/Rumour operation ...

Pentangle: The Five Sides of Pentangle

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1971

PENTANGLE'S RISE in popularity has been unobtrusive but definite. They play a unique and compelling blend of styles spanning the world of jazz, blues, country, ...

Pink Floyd (part 1): 'Things Just Somehow Happen To Us — We Don't Plan'

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1972

SIX YEARS ago an evening with Pink Floyd resembled a riot, with bottles, glasses and verbal abuse being hurled in their direction. ...

Pink Floyd (part 2): Simple But Not Banal

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1972

LAST WEEK, NICK Mason talked at length about the evolution of Pink Floyd up to the Atom Heart Mother stage. The policy of the band ...

Pink Floyd: Electric Chaos, But Just Great

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

Tony Stewart at the debut of Pink Floyd's new masterpiece. ...

Pink Floyd: Dark Side Of The Moon (Harvest).

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1973

SINCE THEIR performance of this work at the Brighton Dome last year, when, due to technical hitches, the piece fell apart half way through, the ...

The Police: Reggatta de Blanc (A&M)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1979

IF PEOPLE weren't so busy establishing joyless divisions of rock acceptability, creating slums of fashion and – ha! – credibility, then people wouldn't hesitate to ...

Procol Harum Triumph Over Worms

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1977

That seems to be the gist of it. Like, if you're attacked by worms, here's some good news from a bunch of lads who've suffered ...

Procol Harum: So Who Loves Procol Harum?

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1973

WHO LOVES Procol Harum? Not England, it seems. Apart from a tough faction of loyal devotees, this isle has said cheerio boys. ...

Suzi Quatro

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1973

"KING EDWARDS are a really heavy smoke," the publicist is saying, "but Manikins and things like that are all right". The advice is aimed at ...

Suzi Quatro: This Is Suzi Quatro. She's Heavy

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1973

ON THE HORIZON of Charles Street, London, or more precisely in the RAK Record Company offices, is a Star. Her name is Suzi Quatro. Five ...

Queen: Freddie Mercury: Is This Man a Prat?

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1977

FREDDIE MERCURY has always liked to dance the Millionaire's Waltz. There's a story about him, dating back to his days as an impoverished student, which ...

Quintessence: Peace... Love... And Success Without Sell-Out

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1971

FOR QUINTESSENCE, 1971 must go down as one of the most successful years in their history – they have been going through a period of ...

Lou Reed: A Voice From The Underground

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1972

ONCE HE wore black, tinselled clothes and was a human screen for movies. He sang and wrote about evil characters; sometimes happier ones. But always ...

Linda Ronstadt: Heart Like A Wheel (Capitol)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1975

LINDA RONSTADT is a remarkable Country Rock singer who sells plenty of records, with Capitol reportedly shifting 150,000 copies of this new one in the ...

Leo Sayer: The Palladium, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1977

THE VERY idea of Leo Sayer trotting about the hallowed stage of the Palladium is enough to have him executed by any gang of rock ...

The Sex Pistols: Rotten Is Mum's Boy Shock

Report by Tony Stewart, NME, June 1977

NO MATTER how much criticism a young boy incites by his allegedly outrageous behaviour there's always somebody who will lovingly stand by him. His mum. ...

Paul Simon: There Goes Rhymin' Simon (CBS)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1973

LISTENING TO an album twice through the No. 1 studio sound system at CBS is not the best way to hear a new set. Nor ...

Simple Minds: Strangers In A Strange Land

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1979

SIMPLE MINDS were fidgety as they sat around the kitchen table, some of them exhaling long streams of cigarette smoke while the others rattle boiled ...

Slade: Ar The Kidz Owt've Site Shock Probe

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1977

BANDS DON'T readily admit to being yesterday's heroes...so Slade, not long ago one of Britain's most celebrated bands, will only acknowledge that they've been through ...

Smith, Perkins & Smith, The Sutherland Brothers: The Marquee, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, July 1972

ONE HELL OF a band called Smith, Perkins and Smith, played the Marquee last week. Now, they're not your ordinary run of the mill band. ...

The Specials: Specials (Two Tone)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1979

YOU JUST can't shake the tunes out of your head, can't stop beating your feet to the heat as The Specials' unique excitement surges through ...

Spencer Davis Group, Steve Winwood, Traffic: Steve Winwood: Winwood (U.A. Import).

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1973

WHAT A strange world it is. A couple of years ago this same double set was released in America, and swiftly withdrawn following objections – ...

Status Quo: Bubblegum Has Stuck To Status Quo, And It's A Stain They Need Ridding Of

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, December 1971

IMAGES FOR bands are acquired, changed, but seldom forgotten – and such is the case with Status Quo. Underrated yet very talented, over a period ...

Status Quo: Whatever You Want (Vertigo)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1979

"On again/No I never knew we could go on and on/They never thought we would be rockin' on/No we never thought we — could be ...

Status Quo: Enjoying A New Status

Report by Tony Stewart, NME, August 1973

TONY STEWART GOES SWISS WITH STATUS QUO, WHO ARE BIG BUSINESS THERE ...

Rod Stewart: The Latest Rod Stewart Album

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, November 1977

TONY STEWART makes the Atlantic Crossing to queue up for a Night On The Town down Millionaire's Row (oops, sorry, Gasoline Alley) with ol' Smiler ...

Supertramp

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, August 1977

Whaaat? we hear you gasp. Supertramp? Guess you thought the punks had it all sewn up, huh? Well, you ain't heard nothin' yet. The war ...

Tempest: Sound Of The Tempest

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1973

JON HISEMAN is sitting in a Viennese coffeehouse on a bright Sunday morning, and talking about the four-piece rock band he formed earlier this year. ...

Ten Years After: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1974

TEN YEARS AFTER just don't cut the bread. I find it hard to recall just when I heard a more boring, bored and listless performance. ...

Traffic: On The Road (Island)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1973

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW ...

Traffic: Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory (Island)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1973

COME ON NOW, put away the hammer and nails and the coffin; save them for a much lesser band than Traffic. Agreed, over the last ...

Traffic: Dear Mr Fantasy

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, March 1973

THE FIRST ENCORE at the Nassau Coliseum, Long Island, started with Jim Capaldi up front, his face pressed hard against a microphone to ring out ...

Traffic: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, April 1973

DEAR MR. FANTASY played us some tunes, something that made us all happy. No, it was more than that. All of us at the London ...

Traffic: The Gaumont, Worcester

Live Review by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1971

TRAFFIC: THEY NEVER PLAY THE SAME TWICETour review by TONY STEWART ...

Traffic: The Grech Traffic Report

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1972

A RECENT trip to America proved to be a traumatic period for Traffic. ...

Traffic: Waiting For Traffic

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, January 1973

ONE ONLY HAS to mention the name Traffic these days and somebody'll grunt, groan and lower their eyes, dismissing the subject. Undeniably, the group have ...

Traffic In The States

Report by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1973

WHEN FOUR people have given rock one of its biggest facelifts, it's natural they should never be far apart. So in the same way that ...

Uriah Heep

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1973

THIS INTERVIEW had the most ordinary of beginnings. David Byron and Uriah Heep's Press Miss and myself left the other four members of the band ...

Uriah Heep: Live (Bronze)

Review by Tony Stewart, NME, May 1973

IT BECAME Friday night in Birmingham on a Friday morning in London – when I listened to this live Heep set. ...

Uriah Heep: The Heep Bombard Frankfurt

Report and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, February 1973

SATURDAY IN FRANKFURT, Western Germany, and Hans and Monika have pooled their Deutsche Marks to go and see Uriah Heep in concert. It's been a ...

Velvet Underground: Lowdown on the Underground

Profile and Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, October 1971

Tony Stewart reports on the 'mysterious' Velvet Underground – a super-hip cult based on four reluctant 'intellectuals' ...

Jaki Whitren: The I Don't Want To Be A Star Star

Interview by Tony Stewart, NME, September 1973

NOT THE USUAL pub or press office for interviewing this newcomer. Oh no. For Jaki Whitren — CBS have put their money where their faith ...

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