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Tim Tooher

Tim Tooher

Tim Tooher is an occasional writer who earns his living teaching English in the south of Spain. At 18 years of age, he started deejaying and putting on bands, which led to a close relationship with Primal Scream and his working for Creation Records. He was one of MOJO's initial team of writers and also worked for a short period for Ultimate Records, before working for Alan McGee again as the content editor of the Poptones Website. He now mainly writes sleeve notes for old soul and rock'n'roll reissues.

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Primal Scream: Hell's Angel: Primal Scream

Memoir by Tim Tooher, MOJO, April 1994

Last year Primal Scream's pilgrimage to the holiest sources of the Devil's music brought them to Memphis, where they recorded their newest album Give Out ...

Gene Vincent: Born To Be A Rollin' Stone The Challenge Sessions 1966-68

Sleeve notes by Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, July 2007

SOMETIMES THE BEST things in life are the simplest things. Gene Vincent kept things simple. He had no airs and graces. No pretensions. He sang ...

Mario Telles: Mario Telles

Sleeve notes by Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, September 2007

THE SUBTLE DANCE between melody and meaning, both music and lyrics, is what makes a song. This should, and often does, lessen the appeal of ...

Marianne Faithfull: Come My Way

Sleeve notes by Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, November 2007

THE ACCEPTED WISDOM regarding Marianne Faithfull is that in the 1960s she was the mere puppet of oft-considered shady, behind-the-scenes operators like Andrew Loog Oldham ...

Lee Dorsey: The New Lee Dorsey

Sleeve notes by Tim Tooher, Rev-Ola Records, December 2009

"Lee Dorsey's voice has a smile to it. If you listen to Lee Dorsey, you can see a smile and something in you can feel ...

Bobby "Blue" Bland: Caught by the Reaper: Bobby "Blue" Bland, 1930-2013

Obituary by Tim Tooher, Caught by the River, 26 June 2013

FIRST GEORGE JONES, and now Bobby "Blue" Bland. If Billie Holiday were still alive, she'd be feeling very nervous right now. Jones and Bland were ...

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