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Long John Baldry

Long John Baldry

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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 ...

Long John Baldry: The Walking Skyscraper

Interview by Peter Jones, Record Mirror, 16 May 1964

IT IS NOT often that you see a skyscraper actually walking around the streets of London. ...

Long John meets John Lee Hooker

Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 27 June 1964

THEY COULD hardly have been a bigger contrast in background and appearance: the young, very tall, bright white Englishman Long John Baldry, and the mature, ...

Long John Baldry: LJB sticks his neck out...

Interview by Maureen Cleave, The Evening Standard, 25 July 1964

IF YOU really want to bore Long John Baldry, ask him if it's cold up there. His height is 6ft. 7½in., which makes him — ...

The American Folk-Blues Festival: All About The Croaker!

Report and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, 10 October 1964

Long John Baldry talks to RM's David Griffiths about the Folk-Blues Festival ...

The Stones Roll Out Again — And It's The Wildest Tour Ever To Hit Britain

Report by Alan Walsh, Melody Maker, 1 October 1966

MM MAN-ON-TOUR with the Rolling Stones and Ike and Tina Turner, ALAN WALSH ...

A Bird's Eye View of Long John Baldry

Interview by Maureen O'Grady, Rave, February 1968

Long John, over six and a half feet tall, fair, lean and good-looking, is a well-known face around the pop world, but it was a ...

The Long, Long Way To The Top For Long John

Profile and Interview by Alan Walsh, Music Maker, February 1968

LONG JOHN Baldry looked down on life below him in a crowded Fleet Street hostelry, sipped a Courvoisier and reflected on his tardy, though well-earned ...

Elton John: How fat Reg lost lbs, and won dollars

Profile and Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, 8 May 1971


Long John Baldry: It Ain't Easy

Review by Jon Tiven, Phonograph Record, August 1971

IT REALLY DOESN'T matter whether you like Long John Baldry or not, if you like Elton John and Rod Stewart that's good enough. The chances ...

Savoy Brown/Fleetwood Mac/Long John Baldry: University of New Haven, Connecticut

Live Review by Jon Tiven, Phonograph Record, May 1972

ASHMUN & REYNOLDS, two singers (one of whom also plays bass) with the Baldry band, opened the show with a couple of numbers of their ...

John Baldry: Everything Stops For Tea

Review by Greg Shaw, Rolling Stone, 25 May 1972

WHEN IS someone going to come out and say that, despite all the hype and hoopla, John Baldry is a non-talent poseur that would never ...

Long John Baldry Meets Mad Mark Leviton

Interview by Mark Leviton, UCLA Daily Bruin, 10 August 1972

WHEN I ARRIVED at the hotel for an interview with Long John Baldry during his most recent swing through Southern California, I half expected to ...

Long John Baldry: S'long John

Profile and Interview by Chris Salewicz, Let It Rock, March 1973

PITY, I THOUGHT, when I heard Long John Baldry was in panto. It used to happen to faded rock'n'rollers – not very good rock'n'rollers, mind ...

Various Artists: Buttercups and Rainbows – The Songs of Macaulay and Macleod

Sleeve notes by Kieron Tyler, Castle Music, September 2001

TONY MACAULAY and John Macleod had the Midas touch. When their 'Baby Now That I've Found You' hit number in November 1967 it was replaced ...

see also Steampacket

see also Bluesology


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