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Songwriter/Guitarist Gary Lucas Releases New Book 'Touched By Grace - My Time With Jeff Buckley' Oct 25th 2013

Posted on 05 August 2013

Songwriter/guitarist Gary Lucas Releases New Book 'Touched By Grace - My Time With Jeff Buckley' Oct 25th 2013

The Plastic People Of The Universe Review


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What looks like a silly title is actually a compelling story of musical passion against governmental odds. While The Plastic People of the Universe is mostly a talking-head video about the Czech rock and roll band formed in 1968, the description of various oppressive measures that the regime took to silence the band's lyrical rebellion is certainly a journey worth hearing about.

Propelling the oral history into the past are a few choice comments from such famed influential American musicians as Lou Reed. These excerpted discussions surpass the normal "They're great!" jargon, becoming a sincere testament of flattery and mutual admiration bridging the divergent cultures. On the one hand, Czech nationals wax about the positive images of overseas talent encouraging their voices to rise. On the flipside, U.S. citizens may have been thrown in jail for various "acts against the state" throughout history, but the majority of this pales in comparison to the physical repercussions of singing angry lyrics in an occupied territory.

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Hendrix Scoops Best 'Guitar Face' Honour


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Jimi Hendrix has the best "guitar face" in rock, according to a new poll.

The legendary rocker received 24 per cent of the 3,000 votes cast online by the public and 20 celebrity judges in the survey taken by American on-demand television service MAG RACK.

BB KING scooped 18 per cent of the vote, followed by Angus Young of AC/DC with 16 per cent.

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Will Ferrell Set To Play A Dementia-Stricken Ronald Reagan In New Political Satire

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Critics Torn Over Rufus Wainwright's Performance Tribute To Shakespeare's Sonnets

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Calvin Harris And Rihanna Announce New Single 'This Is What You Came For'

Calvin Harris And Rihanna Announce New Single 'This Is What You Came For'

Pop fans looking forward to their summer holidays will be pleased to hear the news...

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