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Dave Edmunds: Get It (Swan Song)

Review by Mick Farren, NME, 9 April 1977

FOR SOME TIME NOW, Dave Edmunds has been nearly legendary. He started as the minor league guitar king of Love Sculpture's 'Sabre Dance' fame, then ...

John Martyn: Well Kept Secret

Review by Danny Baker, NME, 4 September 1982

I LIVE WITH THE constant nagging worry that my house will soon burn down. ...

New York Dolls: The Guys In The Dolls

Report by Michael Gross, NME, 25 August 1973

THE BACK room of Max's Kansas City is generally bathed in a pink glow of lighting effects. Depending on how much liquor you've consumed, it ...

Sparks: Kimono My House

Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, 18 May 1974

ONE WAY or another, 1974's turning out to be quite a year for rock 'n' roll. ...

Frank Zappa: Zoot Allures

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 11 December 1976

THIS ALBUM is neither Bizarre nor DiscReet, but that's neither here nor there. ...

Felix Cavaliere: Destiny

Review by Max Bell, NME, 27 September 1975

BACK IN 1965 there was this group called the Young Rascals who, along with Vanilla Fudge and the Lovin' Spoonful, formed the big "New York ...

Mott The Hoople, New York Dolls: New York Dolls/Mott The Hoople: Felt Forum, NYC

Live Review by Michael Gross, NME, 25 August 1973

THE EVENING SIMPLY reeked of promise. Mott the Hoople, the Anglo glamour band of the moment, billed with New York's very own Dolls. ...

Tangerine Dream: Is This The End Of Rock As We Know It?

Interview by Max Bell, NME, 16 November 1974

EVER HEARD of a group who would rather not be visible to their audience and let the music work on its own? Seems peculiar even ...

Little Feat, The Outlaws: Little Feat/The Outlaws: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Max Bell, NME, 26 June 1976

THE OUTLAWS ARE really pretty much your standard ranch stash. Three lead guitars primed to shit-kicking yee-ha, mighty purty 'n' all but lame beneath the ...

Tom Robinson Band: TRB Two

Review by Paul Morley, NME, 10 March 1979

THIS IS the diligently prepared and acutely-self conscious follow-up to that shaky first collection which naturally ended everyone's excited and premature self-congratulation over a singularly ...

Utopia: Todd Rundgren's Utopia

Review by Ian MacDonald, NME, 12 October 1974

OF THE presumably few people who ignored the charges of self-indulgence and pretentiousness generally levelled at Rundgren's last effort (the double-album Todd) and, despite everything, ...

Frankie Goes to Hollywood: Frankie Goes To Hollywood: Welcome to the Pleasure Dome

Review by Richard Cook, NME, 3 November 1984

IT IS, of course, brilliant. And nothing more so than the last glittering shards, the final breaths taken in this pleasure dome. ...


Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 2 June 1973


Jesse Winchester

Profile and Interview by John Tobler, NME, 5 June 1976

CERTAIN QUALITIES seem to be needed for a musician to become a hero to the man in the street who buys a lot of records ...

Sparks: Nouveau Riche Sweet Young Brats Strike Sparks

Interview by Nick Kent, NME, 25 May 1974

TALK ABOUT BEING short changed! The way I heard it, these Sparks whizz-kids take great pride in escorting the press cognoscenti to the finest hostelries ...

Hall & Oates: The Voice Of Young America

Interview by Andy Gill, NME, 23 March 1995

Daryl Hall is the sweet soul voice in the Hall & Oates duo, whose "black-white" music has made them America's hit single champs of the ...

Rick Derringer: This Man Is Aiming To Kill

Report and Interview by Max Bell, NME, 25 September 1976

Excuse the pun – it's Rick Derringer, of course, knockin' 'em down with hardnose rock'n'roll. ...

Roogalator: A More Satisfying Musical Climax With... ROOGALATOR

Profile and Interview by Nick Kent, NME, 20 December 1975

NICK KENT feels the hot breath of London's hottest new band brush his ear, and appraises the fine and diverse arts of Roogalation. ...

Prince: A Second Coming Thru Purple Haze

Report by Barney Hoskyns, NME, 2 April 1983

A MONTH ago, in Minneapolis, mecca of absence, I had time on my hands – all over my body, actually – to consider the idea ...

Wilko Johnson — To Hell And Back Via The M1 Caff

Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, NME, 3 June 1978

THE MARQUEE'S jammed up jelly tight; foot on foot, elbow in kidney, spilled drinks and apologies – or not, as the case may be – ...


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