Article Main Picture Bob Geldof
Bob Geldof talks to Nick Dent-Robinson about the reformation of his band the Boomtown Rats, their first album in 36 years 'Citizens of the Boomtown', Live Aid and his lengthy career.
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Bruce Foxton Blancmange
Darren Hayman Eric Chappell

Article Main Picture Dave Greenfield: 1949-2020
Long-term fan Denzil Watson pays tribute to Stranglers’ keyboard player Dave Greenfield, who died on the 3rd May.

Live Reviews
Article Main Picture Great British Venue and Beyond: 1
In the first part of this four part series, our writers and photographers will be reflecting upon and providing memories of great venues, past and present. Nicky Crewe, Andrew Twambley and Adrian Janes remember 60's club The Magic Village and 70's venues, Eric's in Liverpool and the London Rainbow.

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Maarten Schiethart reflects on a compilation from mid-Western surf-twang pioneers The Trashmen from last year, who were finally given a comprehensive Best-of CD in the UK.

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In our series 'The Image That Made Me Weep', in which a different one of our writers or photographers reflects on a favourite image, Keith How writes of the video for Sigur Ros's 'Olsen Olsen'.

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Our Website of the Month is Save Our Venues, a campaign to save over five hundred venues being threatened with closure in the UK.

Editorial by John Clarkson

Hello and welcome to the late May/early June edition of the Pennyblackmusic Magazine. In the absence of gigs at the moment and with many concert halls and clubs facing the risk of

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Great British Venue and Beyond: 3
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Peter Straker: Interview
Pirates: Interview
Profile: Robert Wyatt

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Jim Riley’s Blues Foundation: A Very British Blues Explosion
Jazzateers: Don't Let Your Son Grow Up to be a Cowboy (Unreleased Recordings 1981-1982)
Luke Tuchscherer: Always Be True
Sam Baker: Land of Doubt

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