Monthly Archives: July 2018

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18 07, 2018

CHRIS SPEDDING’S 50th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

2018-07-18T11:25:28+00:00 The Raver's Return|

STILL MOTOR BIKING...SPEDDING IN THE SPOTLIGHT Iconic guitarist Chris Spedding celebrated his remarkable career in music with a splendid 50th Anniversary concert in London on June 29. He performed with a special All-Star group and also took part in a Face to Face Question and Answer session with Melody Maker’s Chris Welch in front of a large and appreciative audience. Fans had come from as

9 07, 2018

DO THE SLOSH – IN MEMORY OF ROY CARR

2018-07-09T11:47:26+00:00 The Raver's Return|

We were sad to hear of the death of Roy Carr, one of the NME’s most popular and influential writers during the 1970s and 1980s, who also contributed to the MM, Uncut and Vox. Roy, a jolly, outgoing personality, blended his enthusiasm for many strands of popular music with a sly, witty humour. He championed many newly arrived artists, notably Bruce Springsteen and Elton John