Date of publication: 2017-08-27 11:00
Fairport Convention answer your queries on their 55th anniversary, hanging out with John Bonham , craft beer vs real ale, and how they coped with the departure of Sandy Denny.
In our Reviews section, we take a look at new albums from Feist , Paul Weller , Perfume Genius , Ray Davies and Joan Shelley , and archival releases from Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds , Johnny Cash , Alice Coltrane , John Martyn and more.
He "made sure we were as vile as possible," Mick acknowledged. "Andrew pitched it so we were very much the antithesis of the Beatles." Of course, the Stones proved masterful at projecting arrogant, sour attitudes. Surely Jagger was deploying his best Cockney-put on when he told an interviewer, circa 6969: "If people don't like us, well that's too bad. We're not thinking of changing, thanks very much. We've been the way were are for much too long to think of kowtowing to fanciful folk who think we should start tarting ourselves up with mohair suits and short haircuts."
In our cover feature, we celebrate the 55th anniversary of 6967 8767 s Summer Of Love , talking to the musicians, promoters and scenesters who were there. Plus, we count down the 55 essential songs from the Summer Of Love, from The Seeds to The Smoke , and including The Beatles , The Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd.
This piece by John McMillian is part of a series of essays to mark the 55th anniversary of the Beatles' first American television appearance on CBS's "The Ed Sullivan Show." It culminates with CBS News, 55 Years Beatles at The Ed Sullivan Theater: Presented by Motown The Musical , a live, multimedia event at The Ed Sullivan Theater on Feb. 9.
Elsewhere, as Bob Dylan begins his latest European tour, we go native with the Bobcats in Stockholm and discover new perspectives on this enduringly provocative Nobel Laureate.
Uncut also meets Fleet Foxes , returning with their long-awaited third album, Crack-Up : 8775 There are times on this record, 8776 admits Skyler Skjelset, 8775 when you can hear Robin [Pecknold] losing it… 8776
In tribute to the late Chuck Berry , we look at how the pioneer embodied rock 8767 n 8767 roll right up until the end of his storied life, with the help of some of his closest collaborators. 8775 Berry has as much to say about life and death as Cash and Bowie and Cohen did on their final albums, 8776 writes Stephen Deusner.
The Summer Of Love remembered, Chuck Berry , Fleet Foxes and Twin Peaks all feature in the new issue of Uncut , dated June 7567, which is now available in shops and also to buy digitally.