Tag: Bay City Rollers

  • Ten Reasons Why It Was Okay To Like Bon Jovi In The Eighties

    Ten Reasons Why It Was Okay To Like Bon Jovi In The Eighties

    If you have been reading some of the rubbish I have come up with over the last eighteen months you may have built up a Sherlockian picture of me, although instead of observing the type of sand on my shoe (mentally noting I must live by the sea), or the bruise on my otherwise clean […]

  • Another Look At The Top of the Pops Annual 1978

    Another Look At The Top of the Pops Annual 1978

    Like the sad, drippy mess revealed to the world by Janet Ellis in the Blue Peter Garden (and I don’t mean her daughter Sophie Ellis Bextor) the 1978 Top of the Pops Annual is a fascinating time capsule of life in the seventies. I expected to see Blondie, The Undertones and The Clash. Instead, featured […]

  • What Are Your Earliest Musical Memories?

    What Are Your Earliest Musical Memories?

    My earliest musical memories continue with a chant on a bus for one of Britain’s most popular boy-bands, many years before the likes of One Direction… Part 1 of this trip down memory lane is here. It was funny watching the BBC documentary on Friday night (Top of The Pops: The Story of 1978) that […]