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By Allan Jones

Allan Jones introduced Uncut journal in 1997 and for 15 years wrote a favored per 30 days column referred to as cease Me If you've got Heard This One prior to, in line with his reports as a song journalist within the 70s and 80s, a gilded time for the song press.

By turns hilarious, cautionary, poignant and strong, the cease Me...stories gathered the following comprise encounters with a few of rock's such a lot iconic stars, together with David Bowie, Lou Reed, Leonard Cohen, Van Morrison, Neil younger, Elvis Costello, The intercourse Pistols, The conflict, The Smiths, R.E.M. and Pearl Jam. From behind the curtain brawls and drug blow-outs, to riots, megastar punch-ups, inn room confessionals and travel bus lunacy, those are tales from the insanity of a track scene now lengthy gone.

Allan Jones is an award-winning British tune journalist and editor. In 1974, he utilized for a role at the UK's best-selling tune paper as a junior reporter, signing off his program with "Melody Maker wishes a bullet up the arse. i am the gun, pull the trigger†?. He was once editor of Melody Maker from 1984 to 1997 and till 2014 editor of song and movie per month Uncut.

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