Monthly Archives: January 2012

Bruce Hornsby at Shepherd’s Bush Empire

Saturday February 29, 2012 Neither of knew what to expect – we just knew it seemed like it was ages since he’d last been here, and it was about twenty years ago that elder son Patrick and I saw him … Continue reading

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The Osmonds – final tour and 40 years before Pt.5

Say what you like about The Osmonds – and many did and still do – they knew how to keep their fans loyal. Anyone going to one of the upcoming tour dates will find lots of lovely ladies from their … Continue reading

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James Brown at The Rainbow-March 1973

No idea where this photo was taken, but I’ve just been typing this James Brown single into my next auction and it brings back my two James Brown memories. First dates from 1966 when James appeared at Brixton Granada as … Continue reading

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The Osmonds – final tour & 40 years on Pt.4

Now who is this strangely hairy, strangely thin, tank-topped young man with Mr Donald Clark Osmond? Why is he showing him a door mat with ‘JAY’ woven into it and what are Rory Gallagher and The New Seekers doing in … Continue reading

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The Osmonds final tour – and 40 years before, Pt.3.

In August 1974, The Osmonds were back in London, hosting a special edition of Top of the Pops, closely followed by a week of live TV shows, broadcast from the old Shepherd’s Bush Empire, at that time owned by the … Continue reading

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Collecting vinyl the Collector’s Vinyl way – Pt.1

Bigger Boss Another auction just concluded today – the 254th since I started the whole thing by accident back in 1976. Along the way I guess I’ve learned a lot about the value of old records, but every list brings … Continue reading

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Osmonds’ Final tour – and 40 years before, Pt.2

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