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Bill Nelson

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Bill Nelson: The Sound Of Household Appliances

Interview by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, 24 March 1979

From frayed denim through guitar heroics to novorock, Bill Nelson's career has been plagued by accusations of plagiarism. MARK WILLIAMS listens to the disclaimers. ...

Bill Nelson: Triumph of the Bill

Interview by Jim Green, Trouser Press, November 1981

The admirable Nelson returns ...

Beauty And The Beat: Bill Nelson Keeps a Diary

Review by Paul Yamada, Washington Tribune, September 1982

A DOOR OPENS to reveal a long hall, splendidly lit by candelabra, clenched by almost human hands, attached to the wall at the elbow. The ...

Robert Wyatt & Bill Nelson: Tough Guys Don't Dance

Interview by Mac Randall, Musician, August 1992

Bill Nelson meets Robert Wyatt. For 20 years they've bucked the system and made music at the edge of rock. Two vets discuss the never-ending ...

My Bizarre Double Life In The Pop World Of The Eighties

Memoir by Beverley Glick,, 2005

After a small ripple of public demand, I'm going to start posting a series of extracts from my unpublished memoir Hit Girl: My Bizarre Double Life ...

Bill Nelson & the Gentlemen Rockateers: Recorded live at Metropolis Studios, London

Film/DVD/TV Review by Archie Patterson, Rock's Backpages, 4 August 2012

I MAINLY REMEMBER Bill Nelson from the Be-Bop Deluxe days of Axe Victim, Futurama and Sunburst Finish back in the mid 1970s. During that period, ...

Reeves Gabrels and Bill Nelson: Fantastic Guitars

Review by David Quantick,, 22 July 2014

Cult axemen combine to explosive effect ...

see also Be Bop Deluxe


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