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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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Memories of Music Making in Merthyr Tydfil

I had a fantastic session this week talking with some people at a coffee morning up at the 3Gs in Merthyr Tydfil about their memories of music making in the town. This session is going to be followed by a … Continue reading

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Music Making in Merthyr Tydfil: Memories of Place and Space

Since starting my Sting book last year, I have become really interested in the relationship of music and memory. Although my Sting book is specifically focused on one musician’s complex love hate relationship with his hometown of Newcastle, something which … Continue reading

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