Sunday, 12 September 2021
Recommended: Once Upon A Time In the West Midlands
#1,615: The good people at Cherry Red Records have just confirmed that "Once Upon A Time In the West Midlands: The Bostin' Sounds of Brum Rock 1966-1974" will be released on Friday 26th November. Priced at £20.99, the 3CD boxed set (including a heavily illustrated and annotated 48- page booklet) should be of immense interest to fans of Jeff Lynne and Roy Wood featuring - as it does - the progenitors of the many renowned Birmingham bands who went on to worldwide superstardom in the 70's and beyond as they deservedly earned the tag of music legends. Besides the more familiar songs by The Move, ELO, The Idle Race, Roy Wood and Wizzard, the 69 trax on offer include notable cuts by Ace Kefford, Dave Morgan, Sheridan & Price, The Uglys, Steve Gibbons, Denny Laine, Slade and The Moody Blues. Click on the link below for more information &/or to pre-order "Once Upon A Time In the West Midlands" thus:
ELO Beatles Forever (ELOBF) recommends "Once Upon A Time In the West Midlands: The Bostin' Sounds of Brum Rock 1966-1974" (Cherry Red Records #CRSEGBOX105) to those enlightened folks who enjoy the music of Jeff Lynne/Electric Light Orchestra, Roy Wood/Wizzard, The Move, The Idle Race, 'Brum Beat' and related artistes.
*** Until next "Time" in the ELOBF universe ... 12-Sep-2021 ***