I finally got around to reading ‘Rock Roadie’ by Tappy Wright (mentioned in my earlier blog – ‘Who Killed Jimi Hendrix?”). There’s some interesting ‘insider’ stuff in there about the music scene from the early days of the Animals in…

If you’ve stumbled upon Ready Steady Gone via Google and you’ve got as far as this page, there’s a strong probability that you’ve got more than just a passing interest in the north east music life of the sixties. If…

Many people have tried to piece together the events in Jimi Hendrix’s life on 17th September and the early hours of 18th September 1970, the period leading up to the discovery of his body in a London hotel room. Officially,…

There’s lots of sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll in Geoff Docherty’s account of his life as a promoter in the late sixties and seventies. And quite a bit of violence chucked in too. When I visited the North East…