POMPEY POP

Death of Tin Pan Alley

2 Comments

A sad story from Oscar. I have a number of fond memories:

http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2015/jan/20/london-music-scene-denmark-street-tin-pan-alley?CMP=share_btn_fb

Mick adds this pic of ‘Nobby’, Ray and Dave from Heaven, outside Southern Music, Denmark Street in 1969

heaven southern music

Advertisements

Author: pompeypop

University lecturer, longtime local musician and recently historian of popular music - especially in and around Portsmouth. My blog is entirely about that topic

2 thoughts on “Death of Tin Pan Alley

  1. If I’ve read the article correctly the streets not gone and the music shops dont appear to be threatened. Love spending t time down there when the boss is shopping in Oxford street.

  2. I received a message from Keith Russell saying that they’re had a great time recording with Gandolf.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s