Thursday, March 31, 2016

Zappa bass player Arthur Barrow writes book

Arthur Barrow has written a book about his life as a performer, composite and producer. He has worked with artists as Frank Zappa, Joe Cocker, Diana Ross and Swedish singer Björn Skifs. 

Barrow explains that a lot of the book is about his time with Zappa: "So you FZ fans are gonna love it!"

Arthur Barrow with Frank Zappa 1978:

Monday, March 21, 2016

Sir Paul wants back the rights to Beatles songs

McCartney in Stockholm 2015. Photo: Sigurd Huckle/Radio Dupree.
In the US the rights to the Lennon-McCartney catalogue becomes available in 2018. BBC reports that Paul McCartney recently made a move to recapture it.

Monday, March 07, 2016

Crowdfunding for a Magma documentary

This one is for all you zeuhl brothers and sisters out there, fans of the French group Magma. Someone is planning to do a film documentary about this dark and mysterious group and their music: "For the first time ever a feature documentary that will explore the music that is Magma."

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Weekend video: Warren Zevon - Angel Dressed In Black

Not much of a video really. It's the music. And a firm Radio Dupree favourite; Warren Zevon!

"Sitting on the sofa, suckin' a bowl of crack..."

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

The UK monster CD box

For all you UK completists out there, and fans of Bruford, Jobson, Holdsworth, Wetton and Bozzio: here is a 16 CD box that may interest you.
Eddie Jobson, keyboardist of this supergroup of the late 70's has put together this heavy collection which includes their three albums plus lots of other stuff.

Read more here:

And if your reaction is "UK? Who?", here is a song from their first album: