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Alvin Stardust

Alvin Stardust

5 articles


Beethoven Rolls Over Again

Report and Interview by Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 23 May 1974

Nouveau Rock Bops British Charts ...

Alvin Stardust: Devil in Disguise

Interview by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, 5 October 1974

Alvin Stardust hasn't looked back since he returned to the charts a year ago. But as Caroline Coon finds out, his 'untouchable' image isn't the ...

Showaddywaddy/Alvin Stardust/The Rubettes: London Palladium

Live Review by Ian Fortnam,, 2001

WELCOME TO MIKE LEIGH'S Lollapalooza. Monstrous Brylcreem erections sway precariously, as gaggles of tiddly matrons giggle and jiggle the creases from their jeans. Unlikely lads ...

Alvin Stardust

Interview by Johnny Black, Music Week, April 2010

NECESSITY, THEY say, is the mother of invention, and no-one knows that better than Alvin Stardust. ...

Killer Riffs: A Guide to Parody in Popular Music

Essay by Simon Reynolds, Pitchfork, 19 October 2016

From the Residents' freakish Beatles sendups, to Spinal Tap's meta-metal escapades, to the gastronomic goofs of "Weird Al", a chronicle of those who have turned ...

see also Shane Fenton & the Fentones


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