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News and Reviews: 1st October 2020

Happy Birthday to guitarist EARL SLICK who is 68 today.
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Go on the TONY VISCONTI wiki page to see the staggering list of albums he has produced
over the past 50 plus years, including T.Rex, David Bowie, Thin Lizzy, Boomtown Rats and more.
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Friday 02 October 2020.
BBC2 tv at 10pm - Later With Jools Holland features ROBERT PLANT for the entire programme.
Robert Plant is promoting his new album , which comes out today.
Robert Plant's new career-spanning solo compilation titled Digging Deep is released on October 2,
which features three previously unreleased tracks.
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TOM PETTY sadly died three years ago today.
I saw him in London on every UK tour he did since his support debut at Hammersmith Odeon in 1977.
Then his own headline show at Hammersmith Odeon in 1980.
Also Wembley Arena, Shepherds Bush Empire, Royal Albert Hall and his final London show at Hyde Park.
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This weeks UK albums charts....
IDLES new album goes straight in at number one.
SLADE new hits album goes straight in at number eight.