This brilliant musical documentary tells the story of Ronnie Lane from his heyday with first the Small Faces and then the Faces through the sixties and seventies and then his experiments with a rural life and the touring musical circus that he dubbed The Passing Show. Finally it charts his latter days once he developed Multiple Sclerosis. Featuring numerous musical clips and interviews with family, friends and colleagues including Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend, Ian McLagan, Kenney Jones, Glyn Johns, Henry McCullough, Joe Ely and many more.

Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 29 June 2017 16:43

Kate Bush Under Review

This documentary looks at the music and career of one the world's most influential performers, singer and songwriters. It features promo films, interviews with Kate and with colleagues, producers, musicians and friends, TV clips, location shots and a host of other features.
Published in Video of the Week
Thursday, 18 May 2017 16:14

Paul Weller - Behind A Kind Revolution

Shot & Edited by Lee Cogswell Interviews by John Wilson Additional camera - Daniel Thompson Additional Audio - John Wilson & Charles Rees Song title graphics - Alex Hutchinson Cover Animation - David Kitson
Published in Video of the Week
Sunday, 12 March 2017 12:43

In Memory of Chris Farrell

In Memory of Chris Farrell

7 August 1952 - 13 February 2017

Published in Culture
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 17:56

A Close Encounter with Nina Simone

Eunice Kathleen 'Nina Simone' Waymon (Born: February 21, 1933, Tryon, North Carolina, United States - Died: April 21, 2003, Carry-le-Rouet, France), was one of the most original and unique singers of any race to come out of the USA.
Published in Music
Wednesday, 08 February 2017 17:02

Mod Radio Want Bands for Airplay

May we take this opportunity to introduce the fastest growing internet independent radio station, broadcasting 24/7 globally!
Published in Music
Sunday, 08 January 2017 16:08

David Bowie - Sound and Vision

A documentary, which takes you on a journey of Bowie's revolutionary career, struggle with his personal life and his achievements and successes.
Published in Video of the Week
Monday, 24 October 2016 16:27

The Heavy, Heavy Soul of Paul Orwell

I love the sixties. The culture, the music clothes, the cinema, the girls… I mean Francoise Hardy… Then again ditto the seventies.
Published in Music
After the war, thousands of US troops remained stationed in the UK and flocked in their droves to Soho (London) looking for entertainment.
Published in Music

I have been a fan of Purple Heart Parade since their Manager, 5th wheel and sound-man extraordinaire, Stephen De Sarasola, pointed me in their direction around the happening of Eindhoven Psych Lab 2014. 

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