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Out There #9

‘we fought for toilet rolls,’ says Iggy — ‘did anyone invent rock’n’roll’ says Louis Menand — ‘The Last Note’, 1976 by Michael Zagaris — Glastonbury according to AA Gill — Bob Dylan’s 10 Best Film Performances — Casting Martin Scorsese’s Ramones film

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The Who smash it up

I recently found myself watching the infamous nightclub scene in Antonioni’s Blow-Up that features Jeff Beck smashing up his guitar during a Yardbirds’ performance. It turns out that the Yardbirds had not been Antonioni’s first choice to perform in this scene. He had already tried and failed to persuade The Who – whose debut singles […]