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Sonic Youth: A Load Of Tony Baloney

Interview by Roy Wilkinson, Sounds, 1 September 1990

Sonic Youth aren't impressed with Manchester's latest contribution to rock culture. In fact, they think it's a pile of "contrived shit", a real homoerotic, lads-together ...

Bruce Springsteen: The Great Smell Of Bruce — Bruce Springsteen & The E-Street Band: St James Park, Newcastle

Live Review by Jack Barron, Sounds, 15 June 1985

Most wanted man Brute Springsteen sweats it out in his rock 'n' roll cell. Jack Barron swallows the key ...

Blondie: At Last, The Sound Of 1970!

Profile and Interview by Richard Cromelin, Sounds, 16 April 1977

WHAT BETTER way to introduce Blondie's bombshell Deborah Harry as she takes the stage at the Whisky in Hollywood than to use one of the ...


Interview by Davitt Sigerson, Sounds, 26 August 1978

WEBSTER’S gives "Excessive, extravagant; Fanciful, fantastic; violent, unrestrained" as definitions of "outrageous". ...

Brian Eno: Eno: Extra Natty Orations

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 5 February 1977

"I was trying to think of some inventions, so I tried to think of what I needed. But I don't need anything. That's the difficulty, ...

Lou Reed In Cloning Sensation!

Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 6 May 1978

PETE SILVERTON goes to Philadelphia to borrow a book from Lou Reed (That's not what it said on his expenses — Ed.) ...

The Strawbs: An interview with Dave Cousins

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 13 April 1974

DAVE COUSINS is one of the few musicians whom one can interview repeatedly and always come back with a fresh slant or a new revelation. ...

Bob Dylan: Million Dollar Bash

Live Review by Barbara Charone, Sounds, 20 December 1975

Bob Dylan and The Rolling Thunder Review: Madison Square Garden, NYC ...

Blondie: Harrykiri

Report and Interview by Garry Bushell, Sounds, 12 January 1980

FROM WHERE I'm sitting Chris Stein looks like a chubbier version of Paul Foot, his tousled hair spilling over the thick black frames of his ...

Spandau Ballet: The New Romantics — a Manifesto for the Eighties

Interview by Betty Page, Sounds, 13 September 1980

"INITIALLY 'mod' meant a very small group of young working class boys who, at the height of the trad boom formed a small, totally committed ...

Peter Frampton: Leader Of The Pack

Interview by Richard Cromelin, Sounds, 19 June 1976

'Show Me The Way' pleads PETER FRAMPTON but he sure knows where he's going now. RICHARD CROMELIN reports. ...

The Strawbs' Dave Cousins

Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 22 January 1972

Can you talk, first of all, about the early days of the Strawbs, how you came together and so on. ...

Japan: Hip-Hip Hurrah

Report and Interview by Geoff Barton, Sounds, 25 November 1978


Kim Fowley, The Runaways: Kim Fowley: The Dorian Gray of Rock'n'Roll

Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 6 August 1977

TAKE A JOURNEY INTO ROCK N ROLL WITH KIM FOWLEY AND MEET...Venus & The Razorbiades, The Runaways, Juice, Teenage Prostitutes, Steven T., Zippers, Weirdos, Germs, ...

Rick Wakeman: No Earthly Connection

Review and Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 6 March 1976

ELTON JOHN put the honky Chateau de Herouville on the map but Rick Wakeman and the English Rock Ensemble put it on the label of ...

Brinsley Schwarz, Ducks Deluxe, Eggs Over Easy: The Glory That Was Pub Rock

Retrospective by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 26 November 1977

"Before pub rock people used to think the ideal gig was somewhere like Guildford Civic where you could sit cross-legged and watch King Crimson pan ...

Brian Eno, Talking Heads: Eno: The Life of Brian in the Bush of Ghosts

Interview by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 7 March 1981

BRIAN ENO, currently working on two new albums, is many things to a lot of men. ...

Hall & Oates: Outre in Dayton, Ohio

Interview by Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 19 November 1977

I'M SICK! I'm twisted! I'm bent! I'm writing a story about Daryl Hall & John Oates!There's one good thing about devoting your energy to writing ...

The Vibrators: The Punks Who Came In From The Cold

Report and Interview by Mick Brown, Sounds, 24 September 1977

"I think I ought to make it clear", says Knox, arms waving like flags in a stiff breeze, "that when we first started we were ...

Doobie Brothers: The Doobies Brothers: Street Fighting Men

Interview by Steven Rosen, Sounds, 24 January 1976

DRUMMER JOHN Hartman leans back precariously in the Memphis Hotel room chair, fingers locked behind head and mouth working in a typically rapid manner. He's ...

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