Getting the Lowe-down

Posted: April 18, 2011 in music, Uncategorized
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The great Nick Lowe with Word editor Mark Ellen.

For those of a certain vintage (OK, as old as me) who like a spot of rock nostalgia, I can’t recommend highly enough the latest edition of The World Magazine podcast which features a wonderful conversation with the esteemed singer-songwriter Nick Lowe, Esq.

The ex-Brinsley Schwarz, Stiff stalwart and Elvis Costello compadre and producer (amongst many others things) has a very entertaining natter about Dave Edmunds, the beginnings of pub rock, and bizarrely, his hippy commune days in Beaconsfield, Bucks, where The Band (that’s right, THE Band) once came to rehearse – who knew? I was living less than 10 miles away in Chesham at the time!

It’s worth downloading for the Keith Richards story alone …

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