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ALBUMS. MUSICIANS. MEMORABILIA. PLAYLISTS

WELCOME TO June 2021.


The month of June gave us key members of The Cure, The Pretenders, The Troggs, The Bay City Rollers, The Byrds, T-Rex, Slade and of course…The Beatles. (Pictured: Simon Gallup, 1st June 1960).


HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO THESE LEGENDS, PAST AND PRESENT


You Know It’s Your Birthday

Pete Farndon June 12th 1952

Pete Farndon and The Pretenders

Little Eva June 29th 1943

Reg Presley June 12th 1941

Alan Longmuir June 20th 1948

Shirley Owens June 10th 1941

Florence Ballard June 30th 1943

Michael Clarke June 3rd 1946

Tom Robinson June 1st 1950

Sir Paul McCartney June 18th 1942

Mickey Finn June 3rd 1947

Mickey Finn and T-Rex

Noddy Holder June 15th 1946

 


WHAT TO PLAY THIS June


Sir Paul McCartney’s Playlist

If you’re looking for inspiration, here it is (from MOJO magazine).

McCartney’s Playlist

MEMORABILIA OF THE MONTH


Marc Bolan Memorabilia

Marc Bolan Memorabilia 

Sold for £ 2,550 (AU$ 4,676) on 17th December 2019, at Bonham’s, this collection of Bolan keepsakes included handwritten recording notes, original drawings and poems, and the Oxford notepad they came in.  In this auction collectable, Marc Bolan had  jotted down possible clothing choices for photo shoots/interviews; an original two-page poem in black ballpoint pen on 13in x 8in paper; and two 8½in x 11in original drawings in coloured felt-tip pens.

 


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