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MOTORHEAD-THE CLASSIC YEARS: 1977 TO 1983.

Motörhead-The Classic Years 1977-1983. In My 1975,  Hawkwind’s tour bus arrived in Windsor, Ontario, at the Canadian-American border, but before the band could cross over into America, for the next part of their tour, the band were  subjected to a routine drugs search. For Hawkwind bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, this spelt disaster and resulted in his arrest on drug possession charges. For Lemmy it …

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MOTORHEAD-MOTORHEAD.

Motörhead-Motörhead. Label: Chiswick Records. By the time Motörhead’s  eponymous debut album was  released by Chiswick Records in August 1977, the two previous years had proved eventful for Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister and his band. So much so, that it was a wonder Motörhead was ever got as far as recording, never mind releasing their eponymous debut album Motörhead. Everything that could’ve gone wrong, had gone wrong. It was …

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MOTORHEAD-A GLITTERING CAREER: THE CLASSIC 1977 TO 1983.

Motörhead-A Glittering Career: The Classic Years 1977-1983. In My 1975,  Hawkwind’s tour bus arrived in Windsor, Ontario, at the Canadian-American border, but before the band could cross over into America, for the next part of their tour, the band were  subjected to a routine drugs search. For Hawkwind bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister, this spelt disaster and resulted in his arrest on drug possession charges. …

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MOTORHEAD-WHAT’S WORTH WORDS VINYL.

Motörhead -What’s Worth Words Vinyl. Label: Big Beat Records. When Wilko Johnson of Dr. Feelgood heard of a project to preserve William Wordsworth’s manuscripts, he decided to put on a fundraising concert on the ’18th’ February 1978. Back then, the future Saint Geldof was still part of a third-rate pseudo punk band. They wouldn’t be …

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