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Pink Fairies, The

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The Pink Fairies Motorcycle Club And All Star Rock And Roll Big Band: A Fairy-tale

Report and Interview by Mick Farren, International Times, 9 May 1969

A NUMBER of musicians from various well known bands in London have, it was revealed to IT in an exclusive interview this week, formed an ...

The Isle of Wight Festival: 5 Days of Peace, Music and Love

Report by Mick Farren, uncredited writer, International Times, 10 September 1970

2011 note: this report on the 1970 IoW festival is led off by Mick Farren but includes contributions by other, unnamed IT writers. The title ...

Hawkwind, Pink Fairies, The Pretty Things: Windsor Free Festival, Berkshire

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 30 September 1972

THE SIGNS were there once again at what was in effect just another one-day festival that a bummer was to be had by one and ...

Pink Fairies

Profile by Chris Rowley, International Times, 2 December 1972

Chris Rowley has been probing the life and times of the Pink Fairies: the women, the liquor, the hot hot music, the grim realities behind ...

Pink Fairies: Pink Finks

Profile by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, 16 December 1972

NICK KENT charts the rise and astonishing survival of the Pink Fairies. ...

The Pink Fairies: Kings of Oblivion (Polydor)

Review by Dan Nooger, The Village Voice, 13 December 1973

JUST RELEASED: The Pink Fairies' third album (first in America) Kings of Oblivion (Polydor). The Pink Fairies are the successors to the Deviants, a politico-raunch ...

The Pink Fairies: Looking Back

Retrospective by Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 26 April 1975

A thrilling tale of Ladbroke Grove, loose aggregations, hanging out, and falling about – recounted in loving detail by an actual participant in those glorious ...

Salut les Punks

Report by Caroline Coon, Melody Maker, 4 September 1976

Special report from the first European Punk Rock Festival in the South of France by CAROLINE COON ...

Pink Fairies, Motorhead, Strife: Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, 13 November 1976

Oh, wart a night ...

Pink Fairies: Kings Of Oblivion (Polydor)

Review by Ira Robbins, Trouser Press, January 1980

It must have taken a lot of guts to name a band "Pink Fairies". But considering the amount of mind alteration practised by its British ...

Hawkwind, Gaye Bikers on Acid et al: Acid Daze, Finsbury Park

Live Review by Barbara Ellen, David Quantick, New Musical Express, 5 September 1987


The Pink Fairies: Kill ’Em And Eat ’Em

Review by Penny Reel, Sounds, 21 November 1987

A FURTHER DOSE of flash trash from the Pink Fairies, who plough a relentless psychedelic grunge underpinned by the double drum onslaught of Russell Hunter ...


Retrospective by Tom Hibbert, MOJO, May 1994

Born too late for The Beatles, too early for punk. 1969 was not a good year to be starry-eyed and 17. So tell us, Tom ...

Larry Wallis: I Thought You Were Dead

Profile and Interview by Rob Hughes, Uncut, June 2002

ONCE LABELLED "Hank Marvin on acid", Wallis was vocalist/guitarist in seminal UK space-rockers the Pink Fairies, penning 1973's classic Kings Of Oblivion. ...

Larry Wallis: The Importance Of Being Stiff

Retrospective and Interview by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, July 2002

IF YOU KNOW anything about Stiff Records, the first great maverick Indy label of the punk-era British 1970s, you’ll know Larry Wallis. Author of one ...

The Pink Fairies: Neverneverland;What A Bunch Of Sweeties; Kings Of Oblivion

Review by Carol Clerk, Uncut, August 2002

First three albums by heroes of early '70s UK underground. ...

see also Deviants, The

see also Larry Wallis

see also Shagrat

see also Twink


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