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Friday, 20 May 2016

GONZO WEEKLY #183

Gonzo Magazine #183
 
Gong, Daevid Allen, Harry Williamson, Joe Walsh, Bad Company, Beatles, Paul McCartney, Beatles, Tellytubbies, Mr Biffo, Roy Weard, Dogwatch, That Legendary Wooden Lion, Hawkwind, and Yes fans had better look out!
 
Oh wot a luvverly issue we have for you this week: Thom the World Poet introduces a selection of archive pictures of Daevid Allen and Harry Williamson and other Gongfolk in Melbourne, Allan looks at the history of alternative culture in Bognor, John celebrates the life of Paul Kantner with the pilgrimage of a lifetime, Doug talks about Joe Walsh and Bad Company, Jon reviews a book about Paul McCartney, and says goodbye to the irreplaceable Dave McMann, and Biffo looks at the nastier side of Tellytubbies fan art. Bloody hell we’re great!
 
And there are radio shows from Strange Fruit, Mack Maloney, and Friday Night Progressive. We also have the latest installment of the saga of Xtul, and columns from all sorts of folk including Roy Weard, Mr Biffo, Neil Nixon and the irrepressible Corinna. There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and pademelons ouyside zoos(OK, nothing to do with small marsupials who have escaped from captivity, 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:
Dave McMann, Paul McCartney, Boris Savoldelli, Elektro Hafiz, Tony Henderson, Pink Fairies, Yes, Steve Ignorant's Slice of Life, Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Guy Charles Clark, Paul Alva Smoker, John Berry, Emilio Navaira III, The Beatles, Osibisa, Billy Cobham, Wayne Kramer at the Pink Fairies, Al Stewart, The RAZ Band, The Flying Burrito Bros, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Rick Wakeman, Gong, Bad Company, Joe Walsh, Alan Dearling, Shoreline Club, Roy Weird, John Brodie-Good, Paul Kantner, Jefferson Airplane, Mr Biffo, Hawkwind, Lemmy, Jimi Hendrix, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Neil Nixon, Kate Bush
 
Read the previous few issues of Gonzo Weekly:
 
Issue 182 (Wally)
Issue 181 (Beatles)
Issue 180 (Beltane)
Issue 179 (Gregg Kofi Brown)
Issue 178 (Viv Stanshall)
Issue 177 (David Gilmour)
Issue 176 (Joey Molland and The Raz Band)
Issue 175 (Larry Sanders)
Issue 174 (Keith Emerson)
Issue 173 (Pink Fairies action figures)
Issue 172 (4th Eden)
Issue 171 (Keith Levene)
Issue 170 (Wildman Fischer)
Issue 169 (Wildman Fischer)
Issue 168 (Wakeman/Bowie)
Issue 167 (Paul Kantner)
Issue 166 (Spirits Burning)
 
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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