Tag: Rick Parfitt
Rock On! Annual 1980: Rick Parfitt’s Jeans, Midge Ure’s Vauxhall and Hi-Fi Buyers Guide Exclusive
Rock On! Magazine featured some of the UK’s most exciting journalism and analysis. A good example of this is the story the 1980 Annual carried of Rick Parfitt‘s Jeans. An entire page and a half is devoted to Rick Parfitt’s favourite choice of leg hiders. Oh yes – this is top drawer stuff. Difficult to…
Rock On! Annual 1980. Definitely Not Sexist. Even If You’re A Bird.
One of my favourite Christmas presents this year was a book from 1979, confusingly titled the Rock On! Annual 1980 which looked back at 1978. Still following me? Good. Rock On! was a short-lived UK magazine launched in June 1978. As with the Look-In Annual that I looked at a few months ago, it is…
“The Inbetweeners? I lived that first episode…” How Status Quo rescued me from school turmoil
Status Quo were an important band when I was growing up in the eighties. As recent reality TV shows have shown, going to an Essex comprehensive school has never been the easiest start in life. And believe me when I say it’s even harder when you walk in on the first day in 1981 wearing…