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Tyrannosaurus Rex/Melanie: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 18 January 1969

A HANDFUL of musical fairydust was thrown into the air at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall on Monday, which baffled some and choked others. ...

Melanie's Looking For A Bag Of Her Very Own

Profile by Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 19 April 1969

YOU CAN'T BE neutral about Melanie. She's one of those people who comes along and creates new dividing lines in the scene, setting people at ...

Mason Williams, Melanie: Troubadour, Los Angeles

Live Review by Stephen M H Braitman, Van Nuys Valley News, 25 April 1969

AGAINST THE backdrop of the giant life-size poster of a greyhound bus, Mason Williams and Melanie provided an easygoing evening's entertainment at Doug Weston's Troubadour ...


Report by Miller Francis Jr., The Great Speckled Bird, 1 September 1969

"Man, what done got into them ofays?" one asked. "It ain't nothing. They just trying to get back, that's all" "Get back?" said the ...

Festivals: Powder Ridge A Ball Anyway

Report by Danny Fields, Circus, October 1970

Let me take you down Cause I'm going to Strawberry Fields Nothing is real Nothing to get hung about Strawberry Fields forever Strawberry Fields forever ...

Melanie: Given Up All Hope Of Making It Here

Interview by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 27 March 1971

Within minutes I felt I was talking to an old friend ...

Beach Boys, Joe Cocker, Richie Havens, Melanie, Sha Na Na: Crystal Palace Bowl, London

Live Review by Tony Stewart, New Musical Express, 10 June 1972

Soakin' At The Palace: TONY STEWART reviews the Garden Party that should have been a lot better ...

Melanie: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 28 October 1972

CLEARLY, A Melanie concert is no place to be for a boozed up, doped out degenerate to sit chain-smoking and picking his nose. The vast ...

Melanie Safka

Book Excerpt by Bruce Pollock, 'In Their Own Words' (Collier Books), 1975

MELANIE EMERGED on the music scene, a tiny figure in the rain at Woodstock in 1969, alone onstage with her guitar and her songs. She ...

Joni Mitchell: Hejira (Asylum 7E 1087); Melanie: Photograph (Atlantic SP 18190)

Review by Fred Schruers, Crawdaddy!, February 1977



Retrospective and Interview by Mark Paytress, Record Collector, August 1989

MANY OF THE ACTS at Woodstock were already well established names, but if anyone can claim to have been broken by the festival, it must ...


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