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Cameron Carpenter: Rock’n’Roll Rewind – The Bars of 1978

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 2, 2015 by segarini

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I wrote this story for The New Music Magazine back in December of 1978. I was too young and naïve to realise that the once all music magazine was spreading out into the mainstream as they were struggling to find advertisers. I was soon writing about skiing and finding the best hamburger in the city. The magazine folded a few months later and The New Music is best remembered as the ground-breaking John Martin founded City-TV rock’n’roll television show. Of all of the clubs I reviewed some 37 years ago only two remain, and of those two, the El Mocambo has still not been re-opened by its new owners.

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