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Rock's Backpages Newsletter - Monday 31st October 2011
Monday 31st October 2011 Free on RBP Paul Nelson special “There was something seductively hermetic about Paul's work, an invitation to a closed room...” THE BELIEVER – Kevin Avery remembers the legendary Paul Nelson, plus Paul's review of Neil Young's Zuma (Village Voice, 1975) and a millennial Nelson interview by Steven Ward (, 2000).

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Writers' Blogs Sir Jimmy Savile THESE JUST IN... Greg Wilson says goodbye to Sir Jimmy Savile; Steven R. Rosen on Betty LaVette vs. Susan Boyle; Elaine Cusack on Glen Campbell vs. Cliff Richard; and more new posts from RBP's finest scribes. Read and comment now » back to top Spotlight Dele Fadele Spotlight DELE OR NO DELE – NME legend Dele Fadele meets Echo and the Bunnymen (ZigZag, 1985), PJ Harvey (NME, 1992) and Snoop 'n' Dre (NME, 1994).

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New in the Library “I do write some very pretty songs,” he says sadly, “but they always get overlooked.” - Lou Reed to Ray Fox-Cumming (1972).
KRLA Beat Monterey Pop Special: how it happened (KRLA Beat, 1967) KRLA Beat Monterey Pop Special: Brian Jones (KRLA Beat, 1967) KRLA Beat Monterey Pop Special: interviews with Jimi, Otis, Monkee Mickey and more (KRLA Beat, 1967) KRLA Beat Monterey Pop Special: Eric Burdon slams organisers! (KRLA Beat, 1967) KRLA Beat Monterey Pop Special: Mama Cass sounds off! (KRLA Beat, 1967) David Griffiths considers Tiny Tim (Record Mirror, 1968) Loud! John Morthland catches up with Mountain (Rolling Stone, 1970) Richard Williams interviews Led Zep's Robert Plant (Melody Maker, 1970) The Lost Weekend #1: Jacoba Atlas reports on the John Lennon Troubadour 'Kotex' incident (Circus, 1974) The Lost Weekend #2: Jacoba Atlas reports on more Lennon bad behaviour at the Troubadour (Circus, 1974) David Nathan chats with ZZ Hill (Blues & Soul, 1978) Paul Morley meets Nils Lofgren (NME, 1979) Slackness! Richard Grabel grabs a word with Yellowman (NME, 1982) Chris Roberts meets Laurence from the cult band's cult band, Felt (Sounds, 1985) I said LADEEZ! Ian Gittins chats up Salt 'N' Pepa (Melody Maker, 1988) Loud #2! Stephen Dalton quizzes My Bloody Valentine (Vox, 1992) Poachers-turned-gamekeepers: Roy Trakin meets ex-musicians behind the desks at record companies (Musician, 1995) Enter Library here! »

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Audio Kurt Cobain audio LITTLE BOY LOST – Kurt Cobain reveals all to Jon Savage (1993). Jimi Hendrix to Jack White: the complete RBP Audio library
PLUS: Louise Criscione sees the stars come out for a Freedom From Hunger benefit at LA's Shrine Auditorium (KRLA Beat, 1965) Norman Jopling checks out the Beatles' Magical Mystery Tour double EP (Record Mirror, 1967) Chris Welch sees Blind Faith play Hyde Park (Melody Maker, 1969) Mike Jahn is impressed by Janis Joplin at Madison Square Garden (New York Times, 1969) Andrew Tyler enjoys Steely Dan's Can't Buy A Thrill (Disc and Music Echo, 1973) Gone limp: Paul Morley endures Patti Smith at the Wembley Arena (NME, 1979) Pink Floyd without record sales: Mark Cooper is less-than-fond of A Certain Ratio's Sextet (Record Mirror, 1982) ...and many more new pieces, all new this week.

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