The Vinyl Say 027: The Who

In every collection there are records that get played all the time, many of them for years, decades even. Then there are those that, while no less treasured, somehow fall by the wayside to lie in wait, ripe for rediscovery. This series chronicles some of those nuggets as they resurface from my own back pages. Read More…

Roger Daltrey

Roger Daltrey, owner of one of the greatest voices in rock history, played the O2 Academy Bournemouth on 19 March 2011 ahead of a triumphant re-imagining of The Who’s classic rock opera Tommy at the Royal Albert Hall five days later. He brought with him the band of crack American session musicians he toured the States with Read More…

Moon landing: The day Keith Moon called round

As if the brightly coloured Rolls Royce prowling the back streets of old town Poole wasn’t unlikely enough in the mid-1960s, seeing Keith Moon step out on Green Road and bellow to his mate Chris Ferguson must have blown the minds of the locals. “Yeh, Moonie was some character,” says Chris today, with due understatement. Read More…