Legend has it The Stone Roses secured their first big gig supporting Pete Townsend when Ian Brown sent a charming note to the promoter: ‘I’m surrounded by skagheads. I wanna smash ‘em. Can you give us a show?’
In the meantime, check out this list of albums suggested by the Camp Bestival attendees. It has some of the usual greats along with a lot of new suggestions (from The Congos to The Dead Kennedys). Another great read…
Maybe the most versatile suggestion list from the past month’s session - from pop to soul to metal to rock to new wave to new age to electronic to house and even our first alt country suggestion (Flying Burrito Brothers - yeah!).
Wow - some nice jazz suggestions here. Love the Pat Metheny and it has to be said that anything on the ECM label is like sonic nirvana! He and Lyle Mays have a lot of great albums but this one is truly special.