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Saturday, 16 January 2016

GONZO WEEKLY #165

Gonzo Weekly #165
www.gonzoweekly.com
 
David Bowie, Beatles, Mr Biffo, Roy Weard,  Dogwatch, That Legendary Wooden Lion, Hawkwind, and Yes fans had better look out!
 
David Bowie has pulled off his final great triumph, and made his own death into an art project. He was always the coolest kid on the block but never so much as in the way he left it. This issue is dedicated to his memory with much love. There are radio shows from Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive and Mack Moloney, the latest installment of the saga of Xtul, and columns from all sorts of folk including Roy Weard, A J Smitrovich, Mr Biffo and the irrepressable Corinna. There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and antechinuses wanting poos (OK, nothing to do with small marsupials who are slightly constipated, but I got carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at. And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!
 
This issue features:
 
 
David Bowie, The Last Shadow Puppets, Alice Cooper, Dave Grohl, Slash, Lemmy, Jerry Hall, Rupert Murdoch, Mick Jagger, Adam Lambert, Carlos Alomar, Joey Molland, Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Giorgio Gomelsky, Otis Clay, Joseph Cecil "Red" Simpson, Brett Smiley, Dan Haggerty, René Angélil, Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman,  Conrad Phillips,  The Pirates, Freddie King, Denny Laine, The Selecter, Galahad, Wild Man Fischer, Rick Wakeman, John Brodie Good, Daisy Flowers, Tony Palmer, Dan Wooding, Roy Weard, A.J. Smitrovich, Mr Biffo, Hawkwind, Xtul, Pete Sears, The Beatles, Boy George, Slash, Grateful Dead, Steps, AC/DC, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Blue Cheer, Valhalore
 
Read the previous few issues of Gonzo Weekly:
 
Issue 164 (Free Festivals)
Issue 163 (Lemmy)
Issue 161-2 (The Christmas Double Feature)
Issue 160 (Frank Zappa)
Issue 159 (Jon Anderson and Matt Malley)
Issue 158 (Billy Sherwood)
Issue 157 (Drones for Daevid)
Issue 156 (Rick and Emmie)
Issue 155 (Pink Fairies)
Issue 154 (Steve Ignorant)
Issue 153 (Martin Barre)
Issue 152 (4th Eden)
Issue 151 (Corky Laing)
Issue 150 (Roger Dean)
Issue 149 (Tony Palmer in Space)
Issue 148 (Wally Hope)
Issue 147 (Thom the World Poet cover)
Issue 146 (Bee and Flower cover)
Issue 145 (Dave Brock cover)
Issue 144 (Percy Jones cover)
Issue 143 (Billy Sherwood cover)
Issue 142 (Daevid Allen and Spirits Burning cover)
Issue 141 (Rick Wakeman cover)
Issue 140 (Jaki Windmill cover)
Issue 139 (Raz cover)
Issue 138 (Galahad cover)
Issue 137 (Chris Squire cover)
Issue 136 (Neil Nixon cover)
Issue 135 (FNP cover)
 
All issues from #70 can be downloaded at www.gonzoweekly.com if you prefer. If you have problems downloading, just email me and I will add you to the Gonzo Weekly dropbox. The first 69 issues are archived there as well. Information is power chaps, we have to share it!
 
You can download the magazine in pdf form HERE:
 

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