Tag Archives: Phil Spector

50 YEARS AGO GEORGE HARRISON RELEASED ALL THINGS MUST PASS.

50 Years Ago George Harrison Released All Things Must Pass  On the ‘10th’ of  April 1970, Paul McCartney announced his departure from The Beatles. This signalled the end of The Beatles and start of his solo career which began a week later. When Paul McCartney  released his debut album McCartney,  The Beatles were in the process …

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CLASSIC ALBUM: GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS

Classic Album: George Harrison-All Things Must Pass  On the ‘10th’ of  April 1970, Paul McCartney announced his departure from The Beatles. This signalled the end of The Beatles, and start of his solo career, which began a week later, when Paul McCartney  he released his debut album McCartney. Meanwhile, The Beatles were in the process of releasing …

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GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS (LIMITED EDITION VINYL BOX SET).

George Harrison-All Things Must Pass (Limited Edition Vinyl Box Set). Label: UMC. On the ‘10th’ of  April 1970, Paul McCartney announced his departure from The Beatles. This signalled the end of The Beatles, and start of his solo career, which began a week later, when Paul McCartney  he released his debut album McCartney. Meanwhile, The Beatles were …

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BOBBY HATFIELD-THE OTHER BROTHER: THE VERVE RECORDS AND MGM RECORDS YEARS 1968-1970

Bobby Hatfield-The Other Brother: The Verve Records and MGM Records Years 1968-1970, When twenty-two year old Bobby Hatfileld met Bill Medley in 1962, and formed The Righteous Brothers little did the pair realise that this was the start of a journey that would see the pair become one of the most successful musical partnerships of …

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THE RISE OF THE PARIS SISTERS.

THE RISE OF THE PARIS SISTERS. The Paris Sisters weren’t an overnight success. Far from it. It took nearly a decade of hard work and dedication before they made a commercial breakthrough. Suddenly, all the hard work was worthwhile.  Especially when I Love How You Love Me reached five on the US Billboard 100 in …

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PHIL’S SPECTRE-A WALL OF SOUNDALIKES.

PHIL’S SPECTRE-A WALL OF SOUNDALIKES. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. So it must have seemed to Phil Spector, as producers on both side of the Atlantic tried to replicate his famous Wall Of Sound. These producers looked enviously at Phil Spector, and wanted to enjoy the same commercial success and critical acclaim that …

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THE PARIS SISTERS- ALWAYS HEAVENLY-THE PARIS SISTERS ANTHOLOGY.

THE PARIS SISTERS- ALWAYS HEAVENLY-THE PARIS SISTERS ANTHOLOGY. The Paris Sisters weren’t an overnight success. Far from it. It took nearly a decade of hard work and dedication before they made a commercial breakthrough. Suddenly, all the hard work was worthwhile.  Especially when I Love How You Love Me reached five on the US Billboard …

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GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS.

GEORGE HARRISON-ALL THINGS MUST PASS. Following the breakup of The Beatles in 1970, John, Paul and Ringo embarked upon solo careers. Most of the attention centred around John and Paul. This suited George Harrison fine.  George Harrison’s solo career began in November 1968, nearly two before the breakup of The Beatles. That’s when George Harrison …

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NIGHT WALKER-THE JACK NITZSCHE STORY VOLUME 3.

NIGHT WALKER-THE JACK NITZSCHE STORY VOLUME 3. The name Jack Nitzsche means different things to different people. To some people, Jack Nitzsche is a remembered as a critically acclaimed producer and arranger. Others remember Jack as a singer and songwriter. Film fans remember Jack for the film soundtracks he composed. Then there’s a generation who …

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ERA RECORDS AND WEST COAST NORTHERN SOUL.

ERA RECORDS AND WEST COAST NORTHERN SOUL. The Era Records story began back in 1955. That’s when two cousins, Lew Bedell and Herb Newman decided to decided to form a record label in their hometown, Los Angeles. They called their new label Era Records. For Lew and Herb, this was indeed the start of a …

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