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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Part 2

Part 1 of this interview can be found here. The foreword to this interview can be found here. ____________ -Do you think you’re succeeding if your music comforts people –...
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The iJamming! Weekly Download: Dexys Midnight Runners Live at the Old Vic

Surfing around the web for Dexys pictures, I came across this old fan site Dexys.org, which teasingly offers an MP3 from the Old Vic Projected Passion Revue shows of November...
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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Part 1

Jamming! 14 was published in the summer of 1983, a full year after the previous issue and a full year after the interview with Kevin Rowland was conducted. See more...
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From the Jamming! Magazine Archives: Kevin Rowland, 1982, Foreword

FOREWORD “I have to trust my own instincts. If I start writing music for the listener I’ll end up sounding like The Jam or someone.” It’s early 1982, and Kevin...
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James Come Home

Is it 2007? Or 1987? The Coachella festival announced its line-up this week and keen observers immediately noticed that it included two bands previously considered disbanded. The Jesus & Mary...
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That’s MY Birthday Sorted…

…Now all I need is someone to pay for the tickets. Coachella unravels its 2007 line-up. And it’s a beauty....
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Why I Love January

….Partly because, most years, it’s the first full month of skiing. When you have snow on the mountains, that is. But mainly because it heralds an avalanche of new music....
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Everybody’s Older Nowadays

I had to find my older son at school for something today. He acted like he’d been visited by the plague. Are all 11-year olds embarrassed to be seen with...
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