5 items by Sean Egan

  • Midge Ure Feeds His Mind

    Midge Ure Feeds His Mind | ARTICLE

    "It's rubbish. It's nowhere near the best song I've ever written." Midge Ure is speaking about the Band Aid record "Do They Know It's Christmas," which he co-wrote with Bob Geldof. Considering that upon its 1984 release it...

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Squeeze Men's Single Life

    Squeeze Men's Single Life | ARTICLE

    It was Rolling Stone that first dubbed Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook -- songwriting axis of U.K. pop-rockers Squeeze -- the Lennon and McCartney of their generation. A quarter of a century later, with Squeeze now...

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Tommy James Rocks On

    Tommy James Rocks On | ARTICLE

    For an old-timer, Tommy James has some modern ideas about purveying rock music. "The record companies have been really, really struggling the last couple of years, so much so that many of the big retail chains and...

    March 5, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Hollies Celebrate "Long Road"

    Hollies Celebrate "Long Road" | ARTICLE

    To commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the Hollies' first commercially released record, Capitol Records put together The Long Road Home, a six-CD box set due December 2nd. The Hollies got their start in Manchester, England, and earned their chops covering R&B...

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • T. Rex Go "Electric" Again

    T. Rex Go "Electric" Again | ARTICLE

    On the September 1971 release of the T. Rex's fifth album, Electric Warrior, just remastered and reissued in the U.S. by Rhino, frontman Marc Bolan achieved superstar status in Britain. The band's previous four albums (three of...

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM ET