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Meet: Interview with The Boys Matt Dangerfield

Legends is probably an overused word about everything these days. But this is The Boys we’re talking about. There right at the beginnings of Punk Rock, forming in 1976 after singer Matt Dangerfield left London SS (a band that at various times featured members of The Clash and Generation X amongst others), teaming up with ex-Hollywood Brats (and London SS) keyboard player Casino Steel, they recruited guitarist “Honest” John Plain, bassist Duncan “Kid” Reid and drummer Jack Black to form The Boys. 1,216 more words


going on a bit more about john cale

The other day I posted a video of John Cale performing Dylan Thomas’ Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night set to music. Then today I read… 195 more words


The American Metaphysical Circus: Esoteric Label Mines Art Rock From The USA, John Cale

Under the auspices of its new president, Clive Davis, Columbia Records aggressively courted the rock revolution in the late 1960s. The classy home to Barbra Streisand, Johnny Mathis and Andy Williams built upon its successes with Paul Revere and the Raiders, Simon and Garfunkel and Bob Dylan to tap into the youth market with a wide variety of rock artists. 1,173 more words


john cale performs dylan thomas

Apparently not everyone loves what John Cale did with Dylan Thomas’ Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night, but I do.