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Chris Barber

Chris Barber

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Muddy Waters, Chris Barber: St. Pancras Town Hall, London

Live Review by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 25 October 1958

I WAS surprised to read that Muddy Waters was coolly received in Leeds. At his London appearance on Monday the applause was hot and strong. ...

Mr. Korner and his weird front line...

Profile and Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 26 May 1962


Chris Barber: Now They Can Tell The Difference

Interview by Max Jones, Melody Maker, 11 September 1965

CHRIS BARBER, who has been leading bands off and on for sixteen years, still approaches the business with youthful enthusiasm. In spite of beat booms, ...

Rock Routes: The London R&B Scene

Retrospective by John Pidgeon, Let It Rock, February 1973

AT A TIME when most receptive organs — eyes, ears, pockets — were turned to Liverpool and its Merseybeat, another (and as it turned out ...

AUDIO: Alexis Korner (1975)

Audio transcript of interview by Karl Dallas, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1975

This is a transcript of Karl's interview. Listen to the audio of this interview. ...

Chris Barber: Father of British R&B

Retrospective by John Pidgeon, Rock's Backpages, 28 September 2009

BY 1963, EVERYONE I knew had a TV. Two black-and-white channels: the one that was on and "the other side". So when the Rolling Stones ...


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