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Graham Bond

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Rhythm and Blues

Report by uncredited writer, Pop Star Pictorial, 1964

The latest and greatest on the Beat Scene? — Yes, it's R&B groups like the Rolling Stones ...

John McLaughlin: The Truth Comes Out

Interview by Dave Marsh, Creem, July 1970

IT IS amazing that John McLaughlin has not become more renowned than he already is. He's the most thoroughly progressive genius of that instrument ever. ...

Graham Bond: Pioneer and catalyst

Obituary by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 18 May 1974

Chris Welch pays tribute to Graham Bond, who died last week ...

The Primer: Occult rock

Guide by Edwin Pouncey, The Wire, August 2016

Channelling the magick of Aleister Crowley and the neo-paganism of witchcraft, occult rock is the sound of rock 'n' roll's secret society. Edwin Pouncey reads ...

Chuck Berry, the Moody Blues, Graham Bond Organisation, Simon Scott: Lewisham Odeon, London

Live Review by Ian Dove, New Musical Express, 15 January 1965

Olé, it's Chuck 'Crazylegs' now! Ian Dove covers latest Berry tour ...

Dick Heckstall-Smith: He Didn't Make A Million...

Interview by Brian Case, New Musical Express, 28 January 1978

Although he paid a lot of dues — with Korner, Bond, Mayall, Colosseum and a handful of Rolling Stones — veteran R 'n' B tenorman ...

Graham Bond & Pete Brown: Premium Bond

Profile and Interview by Dave Laing, Let It Rock, December 1972

TEN YEARS ago, Graham Bond was playing alto sax at the Marquee on Tuesday nights with Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated, and then with his equally ...

Graham Bond Organisation: Marquee Club, London

Live Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 20 August 1966

"GO JOHNNY GO!" is the cry echoing round the club circuit as new face Jon Hiseman blows up a storm on drums with the Graham ...

The Animals, Georgie Fame, the Who, the Yardbirds, Spencer Davis et al: Fifth National Jazz and Blues Festival, Richmond

Live Review by Richard Green, Record Mirror, 14 August 1965


Graham Bond

Interview by Mark Williams, International Times, 26 September 1969

AS ALL OF us who diligently study the music press will know, Graham Bond is back in Britain after nearly 2 years in America and ...

Chuck Berry, Moody Blues, Graham Bond Organisation: Lewisham Odeon, London

Live Review by uncredited writer, Record Mirror, 16 January 1965

Chuck goes down a bomb on R & B tour ...

Graham Bond: Commissar Bond Is Back In Business

Report and Interview by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 11 October 1969

"WE DON'T want any of that around here," threatened an elderly lady shaking a palsied fist from one of the ancient alleys of Cambridge, as ...

Ginger Baker: New Skins For The Old Ceremony

Interview by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 12 June 1976

PHIL SUTCLIFFE takes a walk down memory lane with GINGER BAKER, drummer, sportsman and fellow piles sufferer. ...

The Death Of Graham Bond

Obituary by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 25 May 1974

TWENTY-FOUR HOURS before his death two weeks ago, Graham Bond phoned the NME offices. He sounded purposeful, optimistic, enthusiastic, and full of energy. ...

Graham Bond: Holy Magick (Vertigo)

Review by Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 2 January 1971

ACCORDING TO ancient Druidic and Celtic legend, King Arthur will return in this age of Aquarius to sustain us. And man, he's going to blow ...

Graham Bond/Pete Brown's Piblokto: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 25 October 1969

BOND NEARLY blew it. The extravagant return of the Great Graham almost turned into a fiasco – but happily everything came out all right. ...

The Return Of Graham Bond

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, October 1969

GRAHAM BOND is satisfied. After spending the last eighteen months in the States, he returned to England, auditioned 300 musicians and picked himself six. They ...


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