HANK MARVIN

HANK MARVIN Hank Marvin wanted to be like his Am4erican Idols, James Burton. Chet Atkins, Duane Eddy with guitar experiments aimed at their American sound. As Marvin became more and more popular as a guitarist the tables turned and everyone wanted to sound exactly like him. As described in detail from journalist Tony Bacon, Hank’s …

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SESSION MUSICIANS

SESSION MUSICIANS The late fifties and sixties saw an influx of session musicians converge on Los Angeles. Hollywood the capitol of Americas entertainment business and it demanded high standards and versatility. One had to switch from Jazz to rock, surf to folk, to easy listening at a moments notice. The chief source of income tended …

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TEX MEX

TEX MEX Buddy Holly and Buddy Knox shared a common bond as both were born in Texas and recorded their million dollar chart toppers of 1957 in New Mexico. Tex-Mex referred to the ‘rock n roll’ of such artists as the above. It had nothing to do with Mexican music. The reference refers to Texas …

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the Zombies

ZOMBIES Before 1964 the world dominance of pop music belonged to America. The next group part of a new British invasion had no obvious influences except for the Beatles. It was 1963 and five schoolboys got together to form a band. Entering the ‘Herts Beat’ competition, they took out first prize and rewarded with an …

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AGM 2018

It’s time to come together again to elect people to the various rolls needed to run our community radio station. The date this year is 15th May. You are all invited to attend the meeting in the 2SEA studios and have your say. The annual general meeting will be held at 5.30 pm sharp. And …

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