Back in ’67, the ‘New’ Birdcage opened this week with the Rick ‘n’ Beckers and then the Alan Bown Set. A significant new album was released this week – I’m talking of course about David Bowie’s debut on LP.
There was also a new album by the Beatles pop group, out on 1 June. In Melody Maker, Chris Welch suggested it should “keep the British pop industry ticking over securely for another six months at least” (my emphasis).
At least, indeed, Chris. We MAY be in Pepperland, surrounded by Blue Meanies for all I know.
I’m collecting SP references now; here are a couple more:
This week’s Big Issue:
And Sky Sports at Lord’s last Sunday with commentator ‘Bumble’ Lloyd touring St John’s Wood (Abbey Road)