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Action, The

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Walker Brothers, the Action, Jimmy James & the Vagabonds: Birdcage Club, Portsmouth

Live Review by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 30 October 1965

THE GREAT LET DOWN or what happens when a top group don't turn up... ...

Rave City 66: Groups On The Go Choose The Swingingest Scenes

Interview by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 15 January 1966

And does it prove that what Manchester is today, London can be tomorrow? ...

Arthur Alexander, London; The Action, Sussex

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 16 April 1966

Arthur Alexander: Marquee Club, London ...

This is where the Action is!

Interview by Maureen O'Grady, Rave, May 1966

The Action is at London's Marquee Club. And that's where Maureen O'Grady went to get this RAVE story for you... ...

Going where the Action is!

Profile and Interview by Maureen O'Grady, Rave, August 1966

RAVE girl Maureen O'Grady goes where the Action is to bring you bang up-to-date on the most switched-on group in London Town! ...

Sixth National Jazz and Blues Festival, Windsor: Jazz on a Summer's Weekend

Live Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 6 August 1966

A washout, but still swinging ...

The Action: Shoreline Club, Bognor Regis

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 3 September 1966

PLAYING TWO jumping sets at Bognor's Shoreline Club — one of the most switched-on scenes on the South Coast — the Action again proved that ...

The Action, Bluesology: Shoreline Club, Bognor Regis

Live Review by Nick Jones, Melody Maker, 5 November 1966

BOGNOR REGIS' Shoreline Club offered sweet refuge from lashing seas and freezing winds last Saturday, as it reopened under the watchful eye and new musical ...

Beatle Blind Date: Paul McCartney reviews the new pop singles

Review by uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 25 February 1967

LEE DORSEY: 'Rain Rain Go Away' (Stateside) Lee Dorsey. It's in the same old vein and it'll be a hit. Sometimes I wonder if he ...

Bill Harry's Pop Talk: Sharon Tandy, the Action and the Koobas

Report and Interview by Bill Harry, Record Mirror, 5 August 1967

SHARON TANDY SOUTH AFRICAN female artiste SHARON TANDY had been singing with a band in S.A. for a few years when she was discovered by FRANK ...

The Nice, Traffic, Pretty Things, the Action, Eyes: Hyde Park, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 3 August 1968

"ALL THIS needs is for John Peel to appear with three loaves and five fishes and he could feed the ten thousand," said an observer ...

Underground: The Writing is on the Wall for Pete Brown and Action!

Profile and Interview by Hugh Nolan, Disc and Music Echo, 2 November 1968

WAY BACK in 1960 Pete Brown gave everything up to try to make a living writing poetry. Not surprisingly, it wasn't too easy — five ...

Mighty Baby: The Five Year Pregnancy

Interview by Mark Williams, International Times, 15 August 1969

ROGER TELLS the story with the quiet resignation of someone who has been fucked about so much that it really doesn't matter any more. ...

Action Grow Into a Mighty Baby

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 20 December 1969

IS THIS the career for you? Twenty pounds a week, uncertain prospects and no luncheon vouchers. The life of a rock drummer is not necessarily ...

The Action: London 1966

Book Excerpt by Michael Lydon, 'Boogie Lightning' , 1974

IN THE FALL OF 1966 the Action were at their zenith, one short step above complete obscurity. For one all too brief moment they had ...

see also Ace

see also Chilli Willi & The Red Hot Peppers

see also Mighty Baby

see also Reg King


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