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The Band, Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan & the Band: Isle of Wight Festival

Live Review by Lon Goddard, Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, September 1969

Love is all there is...Wesley Laine & Lon Goddard report from the Isle of Wight ...

Shirley Bassey, Ben E. King: Although Shirley's Already Climbing The Charts There's Room For Everybody In The 'I Who Have Nothing' Battle

Report by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, October 1963

EVERY NOW and again a song is written that is so excellent that many artists rush to make their versions of it. A battle usually ...

The Beach Boys: Smiley Smile (Capitol)

Review by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, October 1967

BEACH BOY fans will be delighted with the new LP Smiley Smile. At least, that is if (a) the record is released in the American ...

The Beatles: Beatles Beatles

Report and Interview by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, February 1963

WHETHER YOU like them or not, you've got to admit that the Beatles are just about the most talked-about group on the British beat scene. ...

Captain Beefheart: The Magic Music from the Desert

Profile by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, February 1968

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART (real name Don Van Vliet) and his Magic Band are a group of 'progressive blues' musicians, whose unusual rock-blues format is starting to ...

Donnie Elbert: Soul Singer in the Suburbs... Donnie Elbert

Profile and Interview by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, December 1968

EDGWARE, MIDDLESEX, in the vibrant heart of London'ssuburbia isn't quite where you'd expect to find a soul singer who has had hits all over the ...

The Hollies: A Hit Despite Juke Box Jury

Profile by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, September 1963

AFTER A long-drawn-out success with their 'Just Like Me' hit, the popular Hollies, Manchester's second-biggest chart group, seem to have another of the same calibre ...

John Mayall: The Interesting Story of John Mayall

Profile and Interview by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, October 1967

MOST BLUES stars have interesting stories to tell about their life and career — and most of them have the ability to tell it in ...

Joni Mitchell: Clouds (Reprise RSLP 6293)

Review by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, September 1969

Beautiful new Joni Mitchell LP – but it's an acquired taste ...

Vanilla Fudge: The Vanilla Fudge and their Fantastic Sound

Interview by Wesley Laine, Record Mirror, October 1967

WITH THE sounds of their first LP blasting my eardrums to fragments, I talked — or rather shouted — to one of the Vanilla Fudge ...

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