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It is impossible to pinpoint the exact birth of rock and roll music. This, of course, is because it was a union of different music genres and styles, spawning an entirely new type of sound. However, while it’s difficult to tell when rock music truly found its footing, it is a lot easier to look   Read More …

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4th October – 18th November 2018 Proud Central, London Proud Galleries is delighted to announce ‘The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society’, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary multi-format release of The Kinks’ sixth studio album, The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society. On display is a selection of rare collector’s items including   Read More …

An interview with Eric Lerner, author of “Matters of Vital Interest” – the latest Leonard Cohen book: Q: Why did you write the book? A: During the last years of Leonard’s life, I got really sick and we found ourselves in the same tight spot, dazed and struggling to write. I was sick as well   Read More …

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“Wasn’t That a Time: The Weavers, the Blacklist, and the Battle for the Soul of America” by Jesse Jarnow is the dramatic untold story of the Weavers, the hit-making folk-pop quartet destroyed with the aid of the United States government—and who changed the world, anyway. Following a series of top 10 hits that became instant American   Read More …

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“Matters of Vital Interest” is a memoir chronicling Eric Lerner’s forty-year friendship with Leonard Cohen. It’s an unlikely friendship made even more unlikely by where they met—at St. Joseph’s Abbey in 1977. It recounts the strength of their friendship that grew out of the silence and discipline practiced at the Zen retreat and blossomed into   Read More …

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Set for a 2019 release, the former Beatle said his book about a magical grandfather is written ‘for grandparents everywhere’. Following in the footsteps of fellow children’s book luminaries Bob Dylan, Keith Richards and Madonna, Paul McCartney is to write his own picture book. Hey Grandude follows an elderly, magical gentleman called Grandude and his adventures with   Read More …

#FreshenUpTour November 30th: Copenhagen, Denmark – Royal Arena  “I first toured in Copenhagen with The Beatles, then later with Wings and then again as a solo artist but my last concert there was unbelievably 15 years ago. We’ve been back to Denmark several times since and we’ve always had such fun experiences. We’ve freshened up   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

Mamma Mia, here they go again! That’s right. ABBA, one of the most beloved and best-selling pop groups of all time, are back. The group – formed by Agnetha, Bjorn, Benny and Anni-Frid in Stockholm, Sweden, almost half a century ago – have not put out any new music for 35 years. However, that is   Read More …

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The newest single from the forthcoming record is now available on all digital/streaming platforms. Egypt Station’s estimated time of arrival is September 7, 2018 by way of Capitol Records. Sharing a title with one of Paul’s own paintings, Egypt Station is the first full album of all-new McCartney music since 2013’s international chart-topping NEW. Preceded by two of its   Read More …

Categories: News, The Beatles

It’s no surprise that the best guitar songs come from the “oldies” era. Classics such as Guns ‘n Roses and Pink Floyd charted the tops then and continue to be popular today. These guitar songs have transcended time and have been passed on to generation after generation, and we can see why. Check out the   Read More …

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