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When Duran Duran supported Hazel O’Connor’s Megahype

A fab piece of pop memorabilia from the wonderful broadcaster and journalist, Andy Kershaw, who writes: ‘This letter was sent to me (as the Ents Secretary of Leeds University) some time in November 1980. ‘I still think they were slightly overpaid.’ The letter from M.A.M. Agency was by way booking a band called Duran Duran […]

‘This Is Ska’: hi-energy documentary on Jamaican dance music from 1964

1964 documentary This Is Ska has been viewable on YouTube in chopped up form, but now you can watch all 40 minutes of this wonderful slice of musical history without missing a single beat. Skank God. Jamaican Ska – Byron Lee & The Dragonaires Sammy Dead-O – Eric ‘Monty’ Morris One Eyed Jack – Jimmy […]