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Buddy Miles

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Buddy Miles (1985)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages audio, 5 February 1985

A somewhat dazed-sounding Buddy Miles talks about his time with the Electric Flag and Hendrix's Band of Gypsys; his going to jail; the ups and downs of his career... and his current projects.

File format: mp3; file size: 16.6mb, interview length: 18' 06" sound quality: ** (phoner)

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The Buddy Miles Express: Expressway To Your Skull (Mercury 20137 SMCL)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 25 January 1969

EXPRESSWAY TO Your Skull is dramatic, intense music from the ugly hero of the drums, who once powered Electric Flag. His band is more or ...

Buddy Miles Express: Expressway To Your Skull (Mercury SR61192)

Review by Miles, International Times, 31 January 1969

A COMBINATION of heavy soul backing with overlay of modern blues — like taking the Electric Flag a bit further, this album is of great ...

Introducing Mr. Buddy Miles

Interview by uncredited writer, Sounds, 31 October 1970

DRUMMER BUDDY MILES has been influential in some of the best sounds coming from America — through his work wrth his own Express, Electric Flag ...

Buddy Miles, Big Brother & The Holding Company: Fillmore East, New York NY

Live Review by Mike Jahn, The New York Times, 10 January 1971

Buddy Miles Group And the Holding Co. Heard on Rock Bill ...

Buddy Miles: We Got To Live Together (Mercury, stereo, 6338028; £2.15)

Review by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 20 February 1971

YOU CAN'T be non-committal about that big black boogalooin' buddah of rock... Buddy Miles; you either dig him or you don't. It's as simple as ...

Buddy Miles: Miles Away

Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 22 May 1971

Chris Welch talks to a strangely unresponsive Buddy Miles. ...

Buddy Miles: Speakeasy, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 22 May 1971

BUDDY MILES at London's Speakeasy. All eyes, ears and cheers are on the sweating, grimacing figure stomping his sticks. ...

Buddy Miles Express, Byzantium, Nazareth: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 10 June 1972

I MAKE NO apologies for the fact that I was fast asleep during the first number of Buddy Miles' set at the Lyceum's Midnight Court. ...

Changes: Buddy Miles Back in Town

Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 30 May 1982

THEM CHANGES (Part Two): In an alley behind the Chronicle building, loud, bright rock music drifted out of a rehearsal hall. Inside, behemoth Buddy Miles,  ...

Buddy Miles 1947-2008

Obituary by Adam Sweeting, The Guardian, 29 February 2008

Rock drummer who graced the stage with Hendrix in his heyday ...

see also Electric Flag

see also Jimi Hendrix


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