Recalled And Censored: The Story of The MC5’s Kick Out The Jams
The Grande Ballroom in Detroit. The home of the MC5. In front of a rabid sell-out crowd lead singer Rob Tyner is bringing the show to a close when from the wings a man leaps onstage and shoots Tyner at close range. Blood everywhere. Pandemonium. Tyner collapses and is dragged offstage. Both the singer and,…
What Is The Greatest Music Documentary of All Time?
What is the greatest music documentary ever made? The best ever film about music? The finest rock doc / rockumentary / biopic / live in-concert video / DVD or whatever else you want to call it? Yesterday’s announcement that (Don’t Look Back Director) DA Pennebaker will receive a lifetime achievement Oscar, plus the forthcoming release…
Wilko Johnson Book Launch: How Dr Feelgood Were Inspired by a Disastrous MC5 Wembley Appearance
Wilko Johnson, former lead guitarist of Canvey Island‘s finest export Dr Feelgood, was at Rough Trade East last night to launch his new autobiography alongside co-author Zoe Howe, a local Leigh on Sea resident. Wilko spoke eloquently about his life in front of a packed crowd and was then joined by his band, featuring former Blockhead…