The Gonzo Daily: Thursday
The world has always been weird, but it is getting progressively weirder.
The fallout of Monday's bombing atrocity sees all sorts of people making the
most extraordinary suggestions about conspiracies at the highest level. A low
level local politician sparked outrage after she said the Manchester terror
attack was 'wonderful timing for Theresa May', which led almost immediately for
her local candidate to disassociate himself and the party from her comments.
There is something very wrong in a country where the elected government has so
lost the respect of its people that so many people believe that they would stoop
to staging a massacre just to win an election.
In the meantime the King of Thailand has been photographed walking around
the German city of Munich, where he spends most of his time, with his new
mistress or wife, depending on who one believes. The pictures show both the king
and his consort wearing very unregal skimpy crop tops revealing plenty of fake
And now, here is the news:
THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem
The Beatles Interview 1966
LEONARD COHEN IN THE NEWS
HAWKWIND IN THE NEWS
THE GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: FIRE MERCHANTS feat. J...
Gonzo Magazine #235
THE HOLY BROTHERS ISSUE
Dan Wooding writes about Jon Anderson and his brother who is in Holy
Orders. Alan reviews a book about The Band, John muses on the Summer of Love
demi-centennial, Richard waxes lyrical about TRADarr and Jon searches in vain
for the Lost Lennon Tapes...
And listen up Kiddies: It’s all free!
And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney, Friday Night Progressive,and
Strange Fruit. We also have columns from all sorts of folk including Roy Weard,
Mr Biffo, Neil Nixon and the irrepressible Corinna. There is also a collection
of more news, reviews, views, interviews and pademelons outside zoos (OK,
nothing to do with small marsupials who have escaped from captivity, but I got
carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at.
And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!
This issue features:
John Lennon, Yoko Ono, The English Folk Dance and Song Society, Paul
McCartney, Giles Martin, Morrissey, Edinburgh International Film Festival,
Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Tom
McClung, Keith Mitchell, Powers Allen Boothe, Chris Cornell, Kevin Stanton, Rosa
Nell Powell, Derek Poindexter, Mary Hopkin, This Misery Garden, Martin
Stephenson and The Daintees, Ashton, Gardner and Dyke, Jon Anderson, Tony
Anderson, Alan Dearling, The Band, Summer of Love, John Brodie-Good, TRADarrr,
Kev Rowland, Karda Estra, Labyrinth, Lichtgestalt, Loathe, Mammoth Mammoth,
Markus Reuter, Sandy Huskisson, Mr Biffo, Roy Weard, Hawkwind, Xtul, Martin
Springett, Elvis, Nsync, 98 Degrees, Beatles, Bob Marley, Neil Nixon, Ivor
Read the previous few issues of Gonzo Weekly:
Issue 234 (Al Atkins)
Issue 233 (Richard Strange)
Issue 232 (Roy Weard)
Issue 231 (Allan Holdsworth)
Issue 230 (Curtis Womack)
Issue 229 (Larry Wallis)
Issue 228 (Space Pharoahs)
Issue 227 (Chuck Berry)
Issue 225-6 (The Rites of Spring)
Issue 224 (Hibernal)
Issue 223 (Beatles)
Issue 222 (Cruise to the Edge)
Issue 221 (Deke Leonard)
Issue 220 (Larry Wallis)
Issue 219 (Martin Stone)
Issue 218 (Mark Reiser tribute)
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