Category Archives: Pub Rock

DAVE EDMUNDS – Tracks on Wax – (Swan Song) – 1978

Edmunds' immersion and love of 50s and 60 straight ahead rock 'n' roll  meant he has kept the spirit of that music alive in times when it had very little commercial potential.   And, importantly, he did it with incredible … Continue reading

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ROCKY SULLIVAN – Illegal Entry – (Rag Baby Records) – 1980

Rocky Sullivan. Great name. Though it’s not his name. Rocky Sullivan was born as Anthony Galante in New York in 1948. He recorded with doo wop group The Visuals in the early 1960s, then with The Braid in the mid-70s … Continue reading

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THE RADIATORS – Life’s a Gamble – (EMI) – 1984

It’s not fashionable to like The Radiators. I’m not sure if it ever was fashionable to like The Radiators. But they are still touring some 30 years after they began. The Radiators are an Australian icon. I hesitate saying “The … Continue reading

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