The above is one of the possibilities for the Ragamuffin book app icon. I have…
It was recently Steve Winwood’s birthday. Here’s an article in which I meet and speak with his former band leader Spencer Davis about the child prodigy, on the spectacularly beautiful island of Catalina.
Interesting new download data I stumbled on shows a market for digital music downloads, as a potential source of funding for the site. Most of them are covers.
It felt a bit like we were interrupting something private as we filed in and saw this classical looking figure sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor, already free-associating and answering questions. We went to look over his shoulder at his notebooks and marvelled at the detail in the notes and illustrations around his photos.
Mim became one of the leading artists’ agents in music and film in London from the sixties onwards. He put together director and talent for the film Sympathy for the Devil for producer Michael Pearson’s company Cupid Productions. Mim then went to Morocco in search of the roots of Blues music, a trip he had planned to undertake with his friend Brian Jones, before the legendary musician passed away. Michael and Cupid went on to produce the classic car chase movie Vanishing Point, an iconic piece of Noir somehow pure in its portrayal of a modern, driven but also random world.