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Lord Sutch and Heavy Friends at 50

Scattered among the history of pop and rock music are the occasional oddities: albums made by those whose circumstances or talents in a particular area might not quite have suited them for the task of making an album, but who still somehow managed to do so. French millionaire playboy Philippe DeBarge did so in the

Jeff Beck’s ‘Truth’ at 50

Many years ago, a rock critic whose name escapes me put forth the argument (I’m paraphrasing here) that the Kinks were the band to which one could point if and when making the assertion that the Beatles weren’t all that special. Merits of that point of view aside, a similar argument can be made, provoking