70's rock 'n' roll band the Pirates were formed out of the remnants of 60's icons Johnny Kidd and the Pirates and have recently had released a new box set. John Clarkson speaks to singer and bassist Johnny Spence about his band and friendship with founder member, the late Mick Green
Art rockers Paris Motel play songs about Vita Sackville-West and bisexual Elizabethean female pirates. Emma Haigh chats to front woman and violinist Amy May about songwriting, her group's first 18 months and their self-released first two EPs
Pete and the Pirates
Ruby Lounge, Manchester, 14/4/2008
At the Ruby Lounge in Manchester, Aaron Brown sees up-beat Reading pop-punk act Pete and the Pirates help an appreciative audience shake off the last of the winter blues with their enthusiastic performance
Carl Bookstein examines San Francisco-based singer-songwriter Terry Dolan’s posthumously released self-titled 1972 debut album which features fine songwriting and a cast of brilliant musicians
Truck Festival 2
and in the second part he photographs the Go Team, Pete and the Pirates and Rhosyn.