Wednesday, June 20, 2012
I'M YER GONZO BLOG DOO-DAH MAN
And it is Thursday here at the Gonzo Daily. It doesn't seem that we left here a whole week ago for our journey to Lancashire. There is something massively weird about that. Despite today being Midsummer's Day, it is cold and grey outside with drizzle and cloud. So, I am quite happy to stay inside doing Gonzostuff.
Our first post today is a real exclusive; the first part of an in-depth interview with the lovely Helen McCookerybook. We were supposed to be talking about her new CD with Martin Stephenson, and ended up talking about Vi Subversa of 'The Posion Girls'. C'est la vie:
Next: Why is our beloved leader looking like he is part of some horrific biological experiment? Has he been kidnapped by aliens? No, its worse than that...
There is some exciting news for fans of original Yes vocalist Jon Anderson. Some new music is on its way including a sequel to his legendary first solo album from over thirty years ago. You want to know what happens next in the story of Olias of Sunhillow? Well, you are about to find out...
Michael Des Barres is one of our favourite artists here at Gonzo Daily, and we are all awaiting his new album 'Carnaby Street', with great relish...
Chris Thompson was the singer with the legendary Manfred Mann's Earth Band. Now he is a solo artist, but blimey the man can sing...
Mimi Page is a clever and literate artiste. She is also somewhat of a polymath as this remarkable remix of one of the tracks on her new Gonzo CD, shows:
Martin Stephenson came to prominence as head honcho of The Daintees about thirty years ago. The latest album is magnificent and it seems that it is not just us who think so:
And that's it for today. Back on friday. Ta-ra..........
Posted by Jon Downes at 1:04 PM