Thanksgiving Thoughts

A Happy Thanksgiving to all my family and friends in the USA. As always, there’s so much to be grateful for – starting, of course, with family and friends. Traveling...
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Wilson Pickett: A biography

I am happy to announce my next book project: the first ever biography of WILSON PICKETT, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2016. Wilson Pickett with Jimi Hendrix, Atlantic...
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iJamming! An Update

Every now and then, this site goes a little quiet. That’s what happens when you try and maintain something like iJamming! for fifteen years, straight. So, in case you were wondering: I...
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Boy About Town: Out now in paperback

Out today in paperback. Boy About Town: A Memoir. Published by Windmill Books, available for under a tenner at all good book stores, all online outlets, and for under £6...
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Boy About Town Number 31: If The Kids Are United

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. The Clash had made up for their self-caricature with their next single ‘(White Man) in...
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Boy About Town Number 32: Who Are You

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. I knew that Keith was in the building; the buzz had been going around all...
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Atomic: A New Musical

Especially, but not limited to those in the New York vicinity, I’d like to recommend Atomic: The Idea That Shook The World, a new off-Broadway musical that our family saw...
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Boy About Town Number 33: Tits

Chapter by Chapter excerpts from Boy About Town: A Memoir, published by Windmill Books/William Heinemann. The Stranglers had just released their third album, Black and White, and the first 75,000...
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