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Andrew Bailey

Andrew Bailey

Andrew Bailey has spent most of his working life in media-related industries. He was a journalist for 15 years, working as the UK Editor of Rolling Stone magazine for 5 years and as a columnist and critic on the Evening Standard for two years. During this time, he also worked as a TV presenter. Following a short (and largely unsuccessful) career in the music business, his next move was into advertising, where he worked for many years as a copywriter/creative consultant for a range of agencies.

Andrew reminisces about his underground days on Friends magazine

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The Beach Boys, Joe Cocker, Lindisfarne, Sha Na Na, Stone The Crows: Pub Fights, Gales, Oldies: The Gt. Western Festival Saga

Report by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 6 July 1972

LONDON — "Somebody leaped out at her from behind some bushes in our driveway," explained a seething Lieut-Col. Michael Underwood, "and gave her a black ...

Marc Bolan, T. Rex: The Low-Profile Marc Bolan: Finished with "R&R Lunacy"

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 20 December 1973

LONDON — THE man who put the bump and grind back into British pop music was a few minutes late arriving at his West End ...

Roger Daltrey: A Who Sings His Heart Out in the Country

Profile and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 26 April 1973

The frontman discusses his solo record. ...

Marianne Faithfull: Somewhere in Her Soul...

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 12 April 1973

LONDON — She once said: "It's like there's this chant — 'Poor, tragic Marianne, poor, tragic Marianne.'" Tragic is a word that has cropped up ...

Jethro Tull: Ian Anderson, in it for the Birds

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 2 December 1970

LONDON — "The name? Well, we hadn't got one and we were asking around and this university-educated agent suggested Jethro Tull. I'd never heard it ...

Alexis Korner, Father of Us All

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 8 July 1971

The man who has influenced a universe of British musicians and movements ...

Gilbert O'Sullivan: What Rhymes With O'Sullivan?

Profile and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 14 October 1971

The strange case of the pop star with the pudding basin haircut ...

Procol Harum and Facts of Life

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 10 June 1971

The band behind 'A Whiter Shade of Pale' sets the record straight on its massive hit ...

The Rolling Stones: Rock Dreams: Teen Fantasies as Art

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1974

Artist Guy Peellaert and Rock Dreams, artwork of rock icons in fantasized situations ...

Savoy Brown: Shadow Boxing with Savoy Brown's Mgr.

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 11 May 1972

LONDON — HARRY rose from the chair and his mouth went slack. His eyes rolled around and his tongue slid out like an epileptic's. He ...

The Strawbs: Strawbs: Stumbling Cousins

Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 26 September 1974

LONDON — THERE'LL always be a Dave Cousins, sure, but will he always have a Strawbs? The group's leader has a knack for not saying ...

Wings: Beatle Wanderings: Paul On Tour; No Wingsmania Yet

Report and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 31 August 1972

PARIS — THE last time Paul McCartney had played the Olympia was 1964. Trini Lopez was headlining; the Beatles overshadowed him. Backstage scuffles. The swarming ...

Bill Wyman Solo: It's Me, Such As I Am

Report and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 6 June 1974

THE NIGHT BEFORE, Bill Wyman had been in a studio making a short promotional film for his debut solo album, Monkey Grip, released May 15th. ...

List of genre pieces

Rock Dreams: Teen Fantasies as Art

Report and Interview by Andrew Bailey, Rolling Stone, 11 April 1974

Artist Guy Peellaert and Rock Dreams, artwork of rock icons in fantasized situations ...

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