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FEATURE: PIERRE’S PLASTIC DREAM – the story behind the recordings…

“Pierre’s Plastic Dream” represents an untold chapter in the story of British pop music of the 1960s. The factor common to the Jeeps, The Silence, Our Plastic Dream and The Owl is Pierre Tubbs. Furthermore, the first three of these are actually the same band under different names, writes Kieron Tyler

2020-10-28T18:15:10+00:00October 28th, 2020|Artists|

NEW AUDIO RELEASE: Bearded Lady – The Rise And Fall Of … (SINGSONG121)

Originally named Elmo's Fire and fronted by future solo star Johnny Warman, this early 70’s London-based act harnessed pub rock to glam with proto punk and metal moments thrown in for memorably theatrical effect. 

2020-10-27T09:35:55+00:00October 26th, 2020|Artists|

NEWS: Prog rock stars pay tribute to Abba!

Anglo/Celtic/American progressive rock band Zebras Don’t Smoke have beaten back the lockdown blues this summer by recording an album of ABBA covers. ‘Don’t Mention The Swedes’ (Singsong Music;SINGSONG115) is a roller-coaster ride through ABBA’s singles and album tracks, including a live mainstay never recorded by the group in ‘Get on The Carousel’.

2020-10-27T15:35:34+00:00October 26th, 2020|Artists|

NEW AUDIO RELEASE: Zebra’s Don’t Smoke – ‘Don’t Mention The Swedes’ (SINGSONG115)

What do progressive rock musicians do during lockdown? Why, they record an Abba tribute, of course! Anglo/Celtic/American progressive rock band Zebras Don’t Smoke have beaten back the lockdown blues by recording an album of ABBA covers.

2020-10-27T15:40:05+00:00October 17th, 2020|Artists|

NEW AUDIO RELEASE – Michael Chapman – Growing Pains Vol 3 (SINGSONG118)

In this third in the Growing Pains archive recordings releases, Michael Chapman presides over previously unreleased tracks spanning folk rock, blues, jazz and experimental genres - ranging from a live solo performance in 1969 to studio collaboration with Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) in 2005, by way of a 1980’s TV film soundtrack with Maddy Prior and Rick Kemp (Steeleye Span), and much more besides.

2020-10-08T15:54:06+00:00October 8th, 2020|Artists|

NEW AUDIO RELEASE: Michael Chapman – And Then There Three – Live 1977 (SINGSONG117)

Virtuoso guitarist and critically-acclaimed songwriter, championed by John Peel and later Charles Shaar Murray, Michael Chapman recorded a quartet of classic LPs for EMI’s progressive Harvest label during the 1970s.

2020-10-08T15:47:38+00:00October 8th, 2020|Artists|