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Barbara McNair

Brenda Holloway had one genuine rival in the Motown glamour stakes. The delectable Barbara McNair from Racine, Wisconsin, even went into the annals as...

Kim Weston

Kim Weston was born Agatha Natalie Weston on 30 December 1939, in Detroit, Michigan, and started singing in the church at the age of...

Wigan Casino

After several rumours of licences not being renewed, battles with the police and the drugs squad and many other problems, it was ultimately none...

Northern Soul

A musical movement born in the industrial North of England, the Northern Soul phenomenon grew out of club-goers passion for black American dance music....

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Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers

Johnny Thunders (vocals, guitar) and Jerry Nolan (drums) had quit The New York Dolls and Richard Hell (vocals, bass) had been forced out of Television. The trio...

Magnum P.I.

1 9 8 0 - 1 9 8 8 (USA) 162 x 60 minute episodes When CBS replaced Hawaii Five-O after a 12-year run, they kept the...

Back Street Crawler

When Free finally fell apart at the seams after staggering around in various forms, there was a lot of damage done to the members. Despite the fairly...

Smuggler

1 9 8 1 (UK) 13 x 30 minute episodes This Harlech TV series was set in 1802 (during the early days of the Napoleonic wars) and...

Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 8 (USA) 110 x 50 minute episodes Voyage To The Bottom Of The Sea related the story of the...

PP Arnold

PP Arnold was born Patricia Ann Cole on 3 October 1946 in the South Central area of Los Angeles (then known as Watts). She joined the Ike...

Big Three, The

In 1962 the most popular group on Merseyside with other musicians was possibly not The Beatles but The Big Three, and yet they couldn't transform their...

Happy Familes

1 9 8 5 (UK) 6 x 30 minute episodes This Ben Elton-scripted comedy had an about-to-expire mad dowager sending her doltish grandson, Guy Fuddle (Adrian Edmondson), to...