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Goodbye To Teenage Love - Joe Meek - The Joe Meek Story (CD)


  1. This is a great two cd compilation of the lesser known early tracks from the genius that was Joe Meek, not an easy person to work with having spoken to some of the Meek artists. All these tracks were recorded in various rooms of his flat Holloway Road, London, and it was not unusual to have five different musicians in various rooms, drums.
  2. Jan 01,  · On the one hand, Repsch's book is the most thoroughly researched and complete biography of Joe Meek; it brings together personal letters, many interviews with people Meek knew, and a complete discography of his productions. On the other hand, I was drawn to Meek partly because he was queer, but this book comes across as mildly homophobic/5(6).
  3. This item: The Joe Meek Story by Joe Meek Audio CD £ Only 1 left in stock. Goodbye To Teenage Love. by John Leyton. Goodbye To Teenage Love by John Leyton. This is no way a "The Joe Meek Story". Joe Meek began in the mid s (Bad Penny Blues etc), and also did Trad stuff for a certain Mr Acker Bilk in the late 50s/early /5(24).
  4. ‘Let’s Go See Gran’ma’ was a novelty disc, written by longterm Meek sidesman Dave Adams, who’d first recorded for Joe with sister Joy back in (NB: Adams’ RGM output is anthologised and his story told in full on The Dave Adams Story, Diamond GemCD ). Yolanda – from Ceylon – was a rather more well-established, jazz/big.
  5. May 01,  · For a short while, Joe Meek was on top of the world. At the age of 33, he was the top independent producer in the UK and had cracked the holy grail of transatlantic success. At the point Telstar reached the summit of the US charts, it was still in the UK Top Ten, after 17 weeks in the charts, including five at number one.
  6. Nifty 56 track, 2 cd compilation of noted, independent UK producer Joe Meek. Contains his biggest hits in the US, "Have I The Right" by the Honeycombs, and "Telstar", by the Tornados. The set is a great overview of Joe Meek's productions and also contains rare tracks as well. Highly recommended for any fans of 60's British pop music.
  7. Robert George "Joe" Meek (5 April – 3 February ) was an English record producer, musician, sound engineer and songwriter who pioneered space age and experimental pop music. He also assisted the development of recording practices like overdubbing, sampling and reverb. Meek is considered one of the most influential sound engineers of all time, being one of the first to develop ideas.
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Joe Meek Story Volume 1: - 'Angela Jones' - The Triumph Story on Discogs/5(6).

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