This historical accident has had a
strange effect , for many people still regard him as a folk singer , though his
music owes more to Chuck Berry and Dylan
than the English folk tradition .
Until he formed his present band a few months
ago, he had not played in a group for nine years. In the new format he is able
to give his songs the kind of powerful backing which they have on his album tracks
which feature such people as Jimmy Page and the redoubtable
His most successful Lp so far has been ì
Love Chronicles î , his second , the recently
released Orange, contains some of his most controlled
writing , including a particularly pneumatic little song called ì Amsterdam.
ì which shows him at this best , rhythmic , relaxed and very impressive.
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intended programme and the artistic dropouts
Express- Bickershaw edition,includes site map New!
photographs from Roger Hutchinson -New!
festival publicity handout
Festival Runs at a Loss
of tickets . New Sept 22nd 2001
stills from BC'S 8mm footage of Bickershaw !
Adverts in the press
of all artists who performed at the festival . Band personnel , known tapes
and setlists . Updated Jan 2011
photos : Wishbone Ash, Kinks, Family, Captain Beyond, New Riders, Country
site photographs updated Nov 2004
Beefheart : Setlist, tapes, reviews, photos
Grateful Dead : Photos, setlist,tapes, transcript, eye witness reviews.
Updated Sept 2010
own Bickershaw saga.
from the mud :More eyewitness accounts from intrepid Bickershaw veterans.
Updated with many new photos Jan 2011
encounter with Captain Beefheart at Bickershaw:
by Charles Gee
of Captain Beyond at Bickershaw
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