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Ronnie Gurr

Ronnie Gurr

Ronnie Gurr started his punk fanzine Hanging Around in 1977. He freelanced for Trax and NME while at Edinburgh University before joining the staff of Record Mirror in 1979. In addition, he has been a press officer for Ensign, Arista and Virgin Records and worked in A&R for Virgin, Sony and V2 Records. He now publishes a catalogue of music-related photozines through his Hanging Around Books imprint.

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Blondie: Have you seen your lover, baby?

Interview by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 30 June 1979

RONNIE GURR, standing in the shadows with Chris Stein ...

Cameo: Ugly Ego (Casablanca CAL 2038)

Review by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 3 March 1979

CAMEO, ACCORDING to my tattered old Webster's, in the literary sense is — quote — "a piece of detailed writing in polished style." In the ...

Devo: Apollo, Glasgow

Live Review by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 7 June 1980

DEVO'S DEVIL ...

Sheena Easton: Sheena Is A Punk Rocker (Well, Almost)

Interview by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 9 August 1980

EMI. WHAT gods in human form have passed through those hallowed Manchester Square portals? The tall cuboid-like lump of concrete and glass sits benignly in ...

The Human League: Human League: The Kids Are Alright

Interview by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 24 May 1980

IT'S A BRAVE new world for young moderns and, current events considered, The Human League, look like suitable candidates for the apocalyptical Titanic dance band. ...

Joan Jett, The Sweat: Joan Jett and the Black Hearts, The Sweat: Marquee, London

Live Review by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 7 June 1980

CLIVE CULBERTSON, pugnacious bass player/singer with The Sweat leaves a half-full Marquee audience with these words: "We're The Sweat and we're gonna be the biggest ...

Grace Jones: The Devil in Ms Jones

Interview by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 23 August 1980

GRACE JONES asked for a massage. RONNIE GURR warmed the leatherette. ...

Motörhead: Must We Fling This Filth At Our Pop Kids

Interview by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 7 June 1980

RONNIE GURR thinks we should and MOTÖRHEAD want to get even dirtier. ...

The Saints: Tiffany's, Edinburgh

Live Review by Ronnie Gurr, Record Mirror, 22 April 1978

THE SAINTS GROW HORNS ...

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