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Harpers Bizarre

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Loraine Alterman On Records: England's Exciting New Flavor: Fresh Cream

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 23 April 1967

TO REACH Mecca in pop music means finding your own sound. Very few make it. Most groups fall down somewhere along the way. ...

Harpers Bizarre: Anything Goes (Pye, WS 1716)

Review by Geoffrey Cannon, The Guardian, 31 December 1968

HOWARD JOHNSON ice-cream parlours, Harvey's hamburgers, Busby Berkeley movies: artificial, sentimental, surface childlike fantasies. Small-town radio stations, high school proms, Frank Capra, George Gershwin, Mickey ...

Harpers Bizarre: The Best Of Harpers Bizarre

Review by Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 31 August 1974

THE TRADITION of the American pop/soft-rock interpretative/performing outfit, apparent now in the Pointer Sisters and Three Dog Night, goes back into the '60s (and ultimately ...

Harpers Bizarre: Feelin’ Groovy

Sleeve notes by Gene Sculatti, Warner Bros. Records, 1997

"The object of A&R is to give people what they want to have, not what you think they might like to hear." Thus spoke a ...

Harpers Bizarre

Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music, 2001

Ted Templeman, b. 24 October 1944; Eddie James, b. Santa Cruz, California; John Peterson, b. 8 January 1945, San Francisco; Dick Scoppettone, b. 5 July ...

Ostin-powered: The Mogul of Burbank

Book Excerpt by Barney Hoskyns, 'Hotel California' (4th Estate), 2005

Five adapted excerpts from Barney Hoskyns' 2005 book Hotel California that chart the rise of Warner-Reprise Records during the reign of its revered chief Mo ...


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