Pennyblackmusic Presents: Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy) - With Hector Gannet and Andy Thompson @The Water Rats, London, Saturday 25, May, 2024

Headlining are Johny Brown (Band of Holy Joy) With support from Hector Gannet And Andy Thompson
Hosted at the Water Rats London , Saturday 25th May, 2024. Doors open 7:30pm. First band on at 8:00pm; Admission £15 on the door or £12 in advance from We got Tickets
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Adam Coxon


Interviews



Slade violinist and multi-instrumentallst James Whild Lea with his brother Frank Lea talks about his career with the 70's rockers, working with legendary manager Chas Chandler and his and Frank's underrated other band The Dummies.




Joe McGrath
Ken Loach
Eric Bell

1960’s and 1970’s film and television director Joe McGrath talks to Adam Coxon about working with The Goons, The Beatles on promotional films and ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ and ‘Help!’, Ringo Starr on ‘The Magic Christian’, and also 'Rising Damp -The Movie’.
Adam Coxon talks to film director Ken Loach about his long career and the making of his films including 'Up The Junction', 'Cathy Come Home'. 'Kes' and 'I, Daniel Blake'.
Legendary guitarist Eric Bell chats to Adam Coxon about working with Van Morrison in Them and Phil Lynott in Thin Lizzy, his fifty year career and his autobiography 'Remembering'.




Madeline Bell
Dave Mattacks
Basil Gabbidon
Al Campbell

Former Blue Mink singer Madeline Bell talks to Adam Coxon about her career in the 1960s and 1970s working as a backing singer for artists and producers such as John Lennon, George Harrison, Phil Spector and Giorgio Moroder and her friendship with Dusty Springfield.
Legendary drummer and percussionist Dave Mattacks talks to Adam Coxon about his on-off career with Fairport Convention, working with The Albion Band and session work with Paul McCartney and Richard Thompson.
Adam Coxon speaks to influential reggae artist Basil Gabbidon about his musical journey, especially with his band Steel Pulse.
In the first part of an extensive two-part interview, 70's reggae star Al Campbell speaks to Adam Coxon about his long career.


Al Campbell
Brian Locking
Prince Hammer
Bruce Sudano

In the second part of an extensive interview, reggae star Al Campbell continues to chat with Adam Coxon about his career.
Brian 'Licorice' Locking, one of rock and roll's pioneers, takes Adam Coxon through the highs and lows of his early career, with an all-star supporting cast.
Pioneering Jamaican DJ, singer and producer Prince Hammer chats to Adam Coxon about his storied career and his experiences working with luminaries from the worlds of dub, reggae and punk.
Veteran songwriter and activist Bruce Sudano, who has toured with Colin Blunstone, talks candidly to Adam Coxon about the present political landscape, his craft, new EP and future recordings.


Eric Chappell
Eric Chappell
Engelbert Humperdinck
Allan Clarke

In the second part of a two part interview, Adam Coxon continues to talk to comedy writer Eric Chappell about his seminal '70s sitcom 'Rising Damp' and its huge success.
In the first part of a two part interview, Adam Coxon talks to comedy writer Eric Chappell about his classic 70's TV series 'Rising Damp', and also 'The Banana Box', his earlier play which provided the inspiration for it.
Engelbert Humperdinck talks to Adam Coxon about the longevity of his career and his forthcoming UK gigs.
Former lead singer of 1960s legends The Hollies Allan Clarke chats to Adam Coxon about his acclaimed new album 'Resurgence', his first activity since retiring from the music industry in 1999


Profiles


Zombies


Adam Coxon profiles 'In the Beginning', a new five LP vinyl only only box set of early Zombies recordings.







Live Reviews


Rita Coolidge - Boisdale, London, 17/5/2018

Rita Coolidge
Adam Coxon finds that, despite being showcased in a noisy venue, Rita Coolidge 'surpasses all expectations' when performing select material from new album, 'Safe in the Arms of Time' during a much-awaited four-night appearance in London, where 'she was greeted by the clanging of cutlery'.



Mary Chapin Carpenter

Adam Coxon finds accclaimed singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter to be a master of her art at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham.






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