rock music, 1970-1980

Dire Straits' concert at the Kranjčevićeva Stadium, Zagreb, Yugoslavia (now Croatia), 12th July 1983, by Zoran Veselinović, CC BY-SA 2.0 ©

Interview with Dire Straits’ bass guitarist John Illsley

Christmas Concert '85 by Dire Straits With their 120 million albums sold, their iconic songs Brothers in Arms, Romeo and Juliet, Sultan of Swing, Tunnel of Love and Walk of Life and their domination of UK and...
American Pie by Don McLean

Remember American Pie in 1971? Interview with Don McLean

Mr 'American Pie': Don McLean © to the owners There are certain men out there who – as soon as you meet them – they instantly make you want to get a flat tyre on the motorway because you know they would get y...
Steve Hackett in Genesis Revisited – Selling England by the Pound 2019 Tour in Chicago, IL, USA, by Gene Steinman ©

Interview with Genesis’ guitarist Steve Hackett

Steve Hackett in Genesis Revisited – Selling England by the Pound 2020 Tour in Englewood, NJ, USA, by Michael Aarons © Steve Hackett is one of the greatest guitarists of all time, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...
Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quatro) & Fonzie in Happy Days © to the owners

Remember Happy Days in 1977? Interview with Suzi Quatro

Leather Tuscadero (Suzi Quatro) & Fonzie in Happy Days © to the owners Her huge hit Can the Can in 1973, her cinematic role as the bass player Leather Tuscadero in the legendary American sitcom Happy Days...
Jah Wobble - © to the owners

Interview with Public Image Ltd’s Jah Wobble

Jah Wobble © to the owners John Wardle, better known by his stage name Jah Wobble, is one of the most influential bass players in the UK. He is especially famous as a founding member of the post-punk band Pu...
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