The energetic frontman from The Beat Ranking Roger spoke to Paul Holloway ahead of the band’s performance at the Buxton Opera House on Tuesday 21 February in a Two Tone double header with The Selecter.
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Local singer-songwriter Loren Ellis, who featured in our Stockport Finest competition last year, talks to Louise about her music, her expectations for 2011, over-coming Anorexia and her charity sky-dive for Beat.
Beat the UK’s largest eating disorders charity. Loren’s new album is available for download and all proceeds are being donated to Beat as the charity that has helped her to deal with her illness. www.songstall.com/lorenellis
February 21-28 is Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Beat operate a Youth helpline, call 0845 634 7650.
Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on March 20th 2010.
The featured record for this particular week was the debut studio album by London band The Who, entitled My Generation from 1965.
This week also saw the sad loss of Alex Chilton, lead singer of The Box Tops and Producer of The Cramps debut album from 1980.
As well as a paying tribute to the great man, The Mancunian Candidate also played some other marvellous numbers from the 1960s, with the likes of The Easybeats, The Kinks, The Pretty Things, The Doors, and Donovan, all making an appearance in The Cellar.
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