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Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley

Mike Quigley contributed regular articles to Vancouver's notorious underground newspaper THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT and its successor THE GRAPE from December 1970 to August 1972. He also wrote numerous freelance articles and reviews of classical and pop music, theatre and films for THE VANCOUVER PROVINCE, one of the city's two daily newspapers from 1969 to 1976.

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The Beach Boys: Vancouver 1969

Interview by Mike Quigley, Georgia Straight, The, 30 July 1971

This interview with Al Jardine, Carl Wilson, Mike Love and Bruce Johnson was recorded in January 1969. ...

Chicago: Another interview with Jimmy Pankow

Interview by Mike Quigley, Rick McGrath, Georgia Straight, The, 12 April 1970

After Chicago played their first set at the Gardens a couple of Thursdays ago, we wandered backstage to try and line up an interview with ...

Chicago: Interview with Jimmy Pankow

Interview by Mike Quigley, Poppin, Summer 1969

This interview took place during the Vancouver Pop Festival in 1969, a horribly-organized mess which actually took place near Squamish, about an hour north of ...

Alice Cooper: Vancouver 1969

Interview by Mike Quigley, Poppin, September 1969

MIKE QUIGLEY: What's the reaction been like wherever you've played? ...

Bo Diddley (1969)

Interview by Mike Quigley, Rock's Backpages Audio, July 1969

The Chicago gunslinger talks about his stage show; about being ahead of his time; about how, influenced by Joe Louis, he avoids being boastful, and his message to the people.

File format: mp3; file size: 1.5mb, interview length: 12' 12" sound quality: **

Elton John (1971)

Interview by Rick McGrath, Mike Quigley, Rock's Backpages Audio, 22 April 1971

Elton chats backstage about doing interviews; the Friends soundtrack and the 17-11-70 live album; on being hyped and the hype machine; doing TV with Andy Williams; on why he likes Canada; on Liberace; on his own style, and his hero worship of Leon Russell.

File format: mp3; file size: 11.7mb, interview length: 27' 56" sound quality: **½

Elton John: This Is Your Song: The Elton John Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, Mike Quigley, Georgia Straight, The, 11 April 1971

WE ENTER THE Holiday Inn on Howe Street through its Southern-fried colonnade and up its Harlequin Romance staircase into the Columbia Room with its Christmas ...

Gordon Lightfoot: Scotch & Pretzels: The Gordon Lightfoot Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, Mike Quigley, Georgia Straight, The, October 1970

ANOTHER TWO-TIMER with Mike and I. We really did this one as a favour for the record company exec, who used to give us lots ...

Pink Floyd: An Interview With Pink Floyd

Interview by Mike Quigley, Georgia Straight, The, 14 October 1970

This interview was conducted before Pink Floyd's first Vancouver concert in October of 1970. Despite a whopping hangover, I managed to struggle out to the ...

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