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Most of this blog is related in some way to the music, books and films produced by Gonzo Multimedia, but the editor has a grasshopper mind and so also writes about all sorts of cultural issues which interest him, and which he hopes will interest you as well.

Saturday, 8 April 2017

Gonzo Magazine #229

Gonzo Magazine #229
THE MERCURY GOES INTO RETROGRADE ISSUE
I feel like one of those disaffected US Postal Workers who climb the water tower in the middle of the township and take potshots at starangers with a high powered assault rifle. But unfortunately my wife won't let me have a high powered assault rifle and there is no water tower so I will be having ice cream instead. However, first I have to tell you about the new issue of this remarkable little magazine of ours: Part Two of Jeremy’s EXCLUSIVE interview with Larry Wallis, Alan has arty hijinx in Lithuania, John looks forward to Record Store Day and other stuff, Richard profiles Warren Haynes, and Jon is wary of peculiar children...
Groovy huh?
It’s all free!
And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney, Friday Night Progressive, and Strange Fruit. We also have 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 outside 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:
Miss Peregrine’s School for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs, Ringo Starr, The Zombies, Eric Clapton, John Lydon, Roger Daltrey, Marillion, Elton John, Pink Floyd, Strange Fruit, Friday Night Progressive, Mack Maloney's Mystery Hour, Paul O'Neill, Lonnie Brooks (born Lee Baker Jr.), Gilbert Baker, Brenda Jones, L.A. Dre (born Andre Bolton), Rosalie Hamlin,  Elyse Steinman, David Peel (born David Michael Rosario), Emmie Beckitt and Rick Wakeman, Supertramp, Ashton, Gardner and Dyke, Al Atkins, Arthur Brown, Atomic Rooster, Mary Hopkin, Jeremy Smith, Larry Wallis, Alan Dearling, Uzupis, Lithuania, UzBand, Hilltop Sheep, Muse, Kooky, A'Broken Leg, Aristokratai, Misko Gyventojai,  Deivis Nutautus, Bees (The Bites), John Brodie-Good, Record Store Day, Summer of Love, Linda Imperial Band, Jefferson Starship, 10cc, Richard Foreman, Warren Haynes, Kev Rowland, Pandora Snail, Aldaria, Aversions Crown, Battle Beast, Karda Estra, The Ed Palermo Big Band, Mr Biffo, Hawkwind, Martin Springett, Mike Morsch, John Lennon, The Beatles, Roots Manuva, Snoop Dogg, AC/DC, Weird Al, Oasis
Read the previous few issues of Gonzo Weekly:
Issue 227 (Chuck Berry)
Issue 225-6 (The Rites of Spring)
Issue 224 (Hibernal)
Issue 223 (Beatles)
Issue 222 (Cruise to the Edge)
Issue 221 (Deke Leonard)
Issue 220 (Larry Wallis)
Issue 219 (Martin Stone)
Issue 218 (Mark Reiser tribute)
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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