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Ian Hunter leaves Mott The Hoople in 1974
Rubber Soul by The Beatles is the No 1 UK LP in 1965
In 1975 the No 1 UK LP is Queen A Night At The Opera
On January 1 1962 The Beatles failed their audition for
Eric Clapton makes his comeback at the Rainbow Theatre,
London in 1973
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Del Bromham and
Stray. Photo: Noel Buckley
The Best of 2009 - our reviewers' choice!
canvassing our reviewers for the past few weeks for their annual "Best Of"
selections and the results are in!
is rated the Top Album.
Features Editor Pete Feenstra enthused:
"This is hard rock at its best, with Del's searing guitar cutting through the
best tracks like ''Free At Last', 'Harry Farr', '1600 Pennsylvania Avenue', go
and buy it, it's his best ever!"
runners up were
and their debut release, and the latest from
The top live act was deemed to be
and their spectacular London gig in June with
close on their tails.
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