Interviews - 1960s Musicians of the British Invasion Era

Interview with Paul Jones - vocalist & harmonicist of Manfred Mann

Tony Crane - singer and guitarist of the Merseybeats

A founding member of the Merseybeats, who alternated with the Beatles as resident bands at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, Tony Crane talks about their hits and evolution.

John Dalton : bass player in the Kinks - twice

John Dalton joined the Kinks in 1966, touring and recording, and then again from 1969 to 1976. He currently performs in The Kast Off Kinks.

Interview with Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits

The Spencer Davis Group - interview with Pete York

From Birmingham, this quartet of Spencer Davis (guitar and vocals), Steve Winwood (organ, guitar, and most of the lead vocals), his brother Muff Winwood (bass, backup vocals), and Pete York (drums), had many big hits in the 1960s, including Gimme Some Lovin’ and I’m A Man.

The Searchers - interview with bassist Frank Allen

Early inspirations, playing in Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers, in Hamburg, joining the Searchers, bass playing, harmony singing, and more.



Interviews - 1950s and 1960s rock and roll acts

Interviews - 1960s and 1970s Musicians in the Psychedelic Era

Interviews - 1960s Musicians of the British Invasion Era

Interviews - Pop Rock Acts and Producers

Interviews with Jazz Musicians

Interviews with Musicians That Recorded for Sun Records, Memphis

Interviews with Roots Musicians (Blues, R&B, Folk, Country)

Liner Notes

Lyrics from old records

Record Collecting


is an ethnomusicologist, teacher, author, and musician
based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
7 Nights Music Communications, 2006