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Barry Cain

Barry Cain wrote extensively for Record Mirror in the late '70s.

14 articles

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The Buzzcocks: Buzzcocks: Rafters, Manchester

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 10 September 1977

BUZZCOCKS — a Manchester miasma causing GBH to the nostrils? Or one of the best damned bands the rainy city has ever produced? ...

The Damned, The Dead Boys: The Damned: The Fantastic Four versus the Big Apple

Report by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 23 April 1977

The story so far: Barry Cain and The Damned have journeyed to New York in pursuit of the evil CBGB... ...

Crystal Gayle, Kenny Rogers: Kenny Rogers, Crystal Gayle: National Stadium, Dublin

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 12 November 1977

COUNTRY SINGERS make me puke. ...

Dan Hartman, Edgar Winter: Hartman's Heartland

Interview by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 18 November 1978

BARRY CAIN meets former Edgar Winter Band member Dan Hartman — the man who made 'Instant Replay' one of the most instant of this year's ...

New Hearts, XTC: XTC: Hope and Anchor, London; New Hearts, The Models: Speakeasy, London

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 3 September 1977

Is this what was intended? ...

Public Image Ltd: Images of Public Image

Interview by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 4 November 1978

Donning his sardonic mask, BARRY CAIN lurches into Sloane Ranger territory (Chelsea to you) and tracks down one J. Lydon and his mate Jah Wobble; ...

Sex Pistols: The Great South-East Music Hall, Atlanta, GA

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 14 January 1978

Johnny leaves his heart in Finsbury Park Barry Cain reports on the start of the Sex Pistols' American tour ...

Sex Pistols: The Sex Pistols: Magical mystery tour

Report by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 21 January 1978

BARRY CAIN goes to America to say hullo to the Pistols. They say hullo back ...

Sham 69: Roxy, London

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 10 September 1977

SHAZAM 77! The antediluvian ideals of the pig-gutted swirl are in the process of a distortion that any bleach-eyed chameleon would be proud of. Like ...

Siouxsie & The Banshees, Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers: Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers: Thunders and Lightning

Report by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 29 October 1977

BARRY CAIN gets struck down by the crazy past and present of THE HEARTBREAKERS ...

Bruce Springsteen: Capital Centre, Largo, MD

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 18 November 1978

Listen and be born again ...

Sylvester the slinky cat

Interview by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 7 October 1978

I THOUGHT I TAW A PUDDYTAT A creepin' up on me. I DID! I TAW A PUDDYTAT As plain as he can be. ...

Sylvester: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 16 December 1978

WHAT A DRAG ...

X-Ray Spex: Poly Puts The Kettle On!

Interview by Barry Cain, Record Mirror, 12 November 1977

IT WAS just another press conference. Poly Styrene looked surprisingly radiant, showing no signs of the traumas she had suffered over recent months. ...

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