I don't think we had a name for it then. Because our kid was being exposed as taking LSD, there is all the media watching this vicious drug-taker and his younger brother — 'ha, we gotcha! Suddenly the fans pushed the media out of the way to get to their idol, and his good-looking brother obviously, and these presents of flowers showered into the car.

Then the media are thinking, 'oh my god, we can't use any of this footage,' because of the adulation, all these children loving this man who is a drug-taking bastard. What they wanted was this LSD- mindblown druggy scowling. And there is this lovely thing where life took over, 'cause it was his birthday. Paul McCartney's girlfriend, Jane Asher, sang LP background vocals, even bringing along her mother. We were saying to the record companies and the lawyers, 'Sod off.

We're friends. He was a member of the Scaffold, who recorded some fairly successful comedy rock releases in the late '60s their "Thank U Very Much" and "Lily Pink" singles were big British hits. Inhe recorded a solo album with plenty of help from Paul, who wrote or co-wrote almost all the songs and sang backup; fellow Wings Linda McCartney, Denny Laine, and Jimmy McCullough also play LP sing.

The album, which unsurprisingly recalled Wings, attracted some critical notice, but sold poorly. Roger McGough is a popular contemporary British poet who spent time as a pop singer during the s with a band known as the Scaffold. The Mersey Sound sold more thancopies. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Articles Features Interviews Lists. LP Videos All Posts. My Profile. Advanced Search. Release Date February 12, Label Esoteric Recordings. Track Listing - Disc 1.

But back to this record then which combines naturalistic poetry, Liverpool humour, and good pop music. He just sang out the tune and all together McGough & McGear - McGough & McGear (Vinyl worked out the arrangement in the studio. The words are fairly conventional, but the music Album) very inventive. You can sense Michael having a go at singing in different ways, waiting to see how the instruments will answer him.

Andy Roberts, on guitar, is his main accompanist although other instruments join in. The music fits and complements the poetry, talking to it, commenting on the jokes or just being gently lyrical or satirical in the background. They came into a recording studio one day with a few friends. They all had a good time. This is the LP. Roger McGough is not just a Liverpool poet but one of the Liverpool poets, part of that little group of provincial poets, unique in Great Britain, who somehow manage to live on just being poets.

There is nothing show businessy or tinselly about the Beatles and there is nothing poetic or long-haired or sitting at a table with a glass of water about Liverpool poetry. He has had a novel and several books of poems published.

The Sunday Times LP suggested him as a possible Poet Laureate.

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  1. Jun 30,  · Jun 30,  · By McGough & McGear • LP • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney as producer, composer, or session musician in the 60s” This image is a cover of an audio recording, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the work or the artist(s) which produced the recording or cover artwork in question.

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  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "McGough & McGear" on Discogs.

  4. Sep 18,  · Sep 18,  · By McGough & McGear • LP • Part of the collection “Paul McCartney as producer, composer, or session musician in the 60s” This image is a cover of an audio recording, and the copyright for it is most likely owned by either the publisher of the work or the artist(s) which produced the recording or cover artwork in question.

  5. McGough & McGear's sole album is a witty delight, notable for both its occasional cool tuneful pop-psychedelic rock songs and more frequent blends of music and whimsical Liverpudlian comedy/losandes.biz the song-oriented tracks, "So Much in Love" is groovy circa British harmony pop/rock with touches of heavy rock psychedelia, while the satirical "Ex-Art Student" .

  6. As members of Liverpool comic poetry group The Scaffold, Roger McGough and Mike McGear (a pseudonym adopted by Mike McCartney - brother of Paul) had signed to Parlophone Records in and had begun working with producer George Martin. The McGough & McGear album was the result of recording sessions at various studios in London in

  7. Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of a newly re-mastered and expanded 2 CD edition of the classic self-titled album by MIKE McGEAR & ROGER McGOUGH. A joyous potpourri of late 60s psychedelic rock, poetry and humour, McGOUGH & McGEAR is a highly sought after album from a free thinking era in British culture.

  8. Find release reviews and credits for McGough & McGear [Remastered & Expanded Edition] - Roger McGough, Mike McGear, McGough & McGear on AllMusic - - McGough & McGear's sole album is a witty.

  9. McGough & McGear was a spin-off of the Scaffold, the British comedy/pop trio famous for including Mike McGear, Paul McCartney's brother. the Scaffold also included poet Roger McGough and John Gorman. Minus Gorman, the duo of McGough & McGear released a self-titled album in McGough & McGear Far from being just a Beatles-related curiosity.

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