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Man: Maximum Darkness

Review by Andy Childs, ZigZag, January 1976

ONE OF THE undoubted highlights so far this year for all ZigZaggers has been the long-overdue visit of John Cipollina to these shores, and if ...

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Man: Violence? Man You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet!

Profile and Interview by Andrew Tyler, Disc and Music Echo, 8 January 1972

MAN HAD JUST finished a gig in Hamburg's notorious Top Ten Club and were ambling around town looking for action when someone stuck a two-bore ...

Man, The Flamin' Grooves: Lyceum, London

Live Review by James Johnson, New Musical Express, 1 July 1972

IT'S EASY TO sympathise with the aims of the Flamin' Groovies. All they want to do is play rock and roll and get people dancing. ...

Manfred Mann's Earth Band: Glorified Magnified/Man: Live At The Padget Rooms, Penarth

Review by Michael Gray, Let It Rock, December 1972

GLORIFIED MAGNIFIED is a new album from a famous star and his relatively new much-publicised band, and comes in a glossy, snazzy package – fold-out ...

Man: This Is The Man Band. In 6 Years They've Had Six Lineups. It Looks Like This One May Do It

Report and Interview by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 9 February 1974


Man: Rhinos, Winos & Lunatics

Review by Bud Scoppa, Rolling Stone, 26 September 1974

Man is a Welsh-based band with its heart in San Francisco–specifically, in the elongated and textured music of Quicksilver and the early Dead. Earlier versions ...

Johnny Winter: the New Victoria Theatre, London; Man and Badfinger: the Adelphi, London

Live Review by Philip Norman, The Times, 27 October 1974

JOHNNY WINTER inspires one of Rock music's more curious secret societies. ...

Man: Recall the Beginning! A journey from Eden, cert U

Report and Interview by Andrew Tyler, New Musical Express, 3 May 1975

"Director Andrew Tyler and stars The MAN Band together produce a moving enconium for a dying lifestyle. I wept"William F. Buckley ...

John Cipollina

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 7 June 1975

JOHN CIPOLLINA, he's the real thing. Smallish, wiry, hair tied back, nicotine stains up to his elbow and the confident loquaciousness of a man who ...

Man, Steeleye Span and 10cc at Cardiff Castle

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 19 July 1975

DEKE LEONARD IS getting incoherent. ...

Man and John Cipollina: Maximum Darkness

Review by Chas de Whalley, New Musical Express, 27 September 1975

WHEN JOHN Cipollina's visit to England was announced earlier this year I made a conscious effort not to check him out. ...

Man: The Twelfth Man

Profile and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Sounds, 6 December 1975

HEADLEY GRANGE is an unimposing place, rambling, but not overly large and possessing none of the characteristics that make for a manor, stately home, or ...

Man: Apollo Theatre, Glasgow

Live Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 3 April 1976

THE KID was good. I have to hand it to him: he was good. ...

Man: The Welsh Connection

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 10 April 1976

IRRATIONAL SCHMIR-RATIONAL; it still don't seem right to see a Man album without a United Artists logo on the label. ...

Man: Bristol

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 20 November 1976

THERE ARE several possible ways to review this gig. ...


Report and Interview by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 4 December 1976

COMES AS A bit of a shock really, doesn't it? The news that Man are splitting up after eight years on the road. ...

Man: All's Well That Ends Well

Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 10 December 1977

I TRUST there aren't too many of you out there who've forgotten Man. This lovable bunch of Welsh boyos were once one of the very ...

Pub Rock

Overview by Paul Yamada, Terminal Zone, 1978

TO THOSE OF US here in the states, the period of so called 'Pub Rock' in the UK, which lasted at least 6 years, and ...

Man Reissues (Esoteric)

Review and Interview by Carol Clerk, Classic Rock, December 2007

They stretched their songs to the limit — now three of Man's '70s albums get stretched and expanded... ...

see also Deke Leonard


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