Category Archive: Music Articles

Apr 25

Just Between You and Me: An Interview With The Legendary Charley Pride

{Taken from the October edition of Westerner Magazine which can be downloaded here. Reproduced with permission from Westerner Magazine.} This week, David Watts caught up with Country and Western superstar Charley Pride. When it comes to a singer like Pride, you really don’t know where to start? To begin with, there’s the hits… “The Snakes …

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Apr 15

Mark Willerton Explains What Happened To Kathy Kirby

I woke up a week ago and found an email from a man called Mark Willerton. Now, as a guy who makes a living from interviewing and promoting authors, I wasn’t surprised at all to wake up to work. It happens all the time. I opened the email over breakfast and downed my first coffee …

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Nov 23

Dickie Valentine: All The Time and Everywhere…

England has had some great singers in the past. Not all had huge hits, not all sang with the same vibrancy their American counterparts had, but there was one who could match any singer. This one singer could really swing, entertain and create awe inspiring performances. His name? Dickie Valentine!” Now you may not know …

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Oct 26

Dick Haymes, Equal to Sinatra?

The time had come for Dick Haymes to make a bigger splash. Throughout the 1940’s he had matched Frank Sinatra in every single way. Hit records like ‘It Might as well be Spring’ and ‘Love Letters’ dominated those early charts. The movies had made him a household name and concert dates were bulging with fans. …

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