Category Archives: Merthyr Music Project

Man: Welsh Progressive Rock in Merthyr

When I was growing up in Newcastle during the 1970s, one of may favorite bands was Man. In fact, like many people, when CDs emerged in the late 1980s I disposed of much of my vinyl records (stupidly), but my … Continue reading

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Popular Music in Merthyr Tydfil Update

Just a quick update on my Merthyr Music project. Well, over the last couple of months, with the help of community members, I have put together the beginnings of a community archive of popular music memorabilia, in addition to a … Continue reading

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The Castle Cinema in Merthyr: Oral Memories Needed

  As part of my Oral History of Music in Merthyr Project, I am now looking for specific recorded memories of music making in The Castle Cinema, between 1955 to the mid 1970s. This venue featured bands like the Ted … Continue reading

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