‘MOONDANCE’: The magnificent title-track succeeds on many levels not least in introducing jazz to the rock generation.
RANTS & REFLECTIONS
BERTIE MEE says to DON REVIE do you fancy the job at HIGHBURY? June 1976: Rumours are rife at Arsenal and Lancaster Gate………..
Speculation Revie would walk out on England to manage Arsenal prompted the headline: ‘HE’S GUNNER GO TO HIGHBURY’
Twenty Great Albums of 1968: Small Faces – OGDEN’S NUT GONE FLAKE: A fast moving feast of rock, layered pop, surrealism and Cockney revelry.
Writing exhaustively about English football in particular and popular music as a whole has brought the conclusion rock, in general, is more straightforward to assess, if for no other other reason than Twenty Great Albums of 1971 are exactly that…
All Dressed Up – Nowhere To Go: ENGLAND – The Don Revie era: New kit, plenty of new caps, same old failings;
‘STILLS’ (1975) contains any number of fine songs, but there remains a sense that a good album should have been a great one.
TWENTY GREAT GAMES of 1974-75: Crimes and misdemeanors – Leeds United await start of the 1975 European Cup Final;
Just as encyclopedias are full of events that through the ages it was believed could never happen, so the annals (or annuals in my case), of English football history are filled with instances of teams widely thought to be relegation…