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The Mad Dog Blog

GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger rounds up the latest in new books, albums and films

 

As the onset of Springtime wakens woodland creatures from their winter slumber and promises longer days and balmy evenings, the receding frost uncovers gems old and new in the forest and the Mad Dog pitter patters in wide-eyed wonder amongst the…….WHOA, sorry – been listening to too much Jethro Tull recently. Won’t happen again.

 

My television is bruised purple and my DVD player is still shaking like… Read More

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The Mad Dog’s Rocking New Year

GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger reflects on the year in rock

 

Here we go – time to transition from days and days of sedentary excess into the month of ridiculously-imposed resolutions and promises to overhaul the debauched lifestyle into which we have sunk (and which we, quite frankly and honestly, prefer). I’ll let you into a secret – if you stop smoking, stop drinking and no longer self-medicate, you won’t live any longer – it will just feel like it.

 

That’s it for the forward looking part of the… Read More

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Best of 2013: Rolling Stones “Miss You” in Hyde Park

Mick, Keith and the boys reunite for historic series of concerts in Hyde Park

 

In July the Rolling Stones returned to Hyde Park to play their first concerts at the iconic London green since 1969.

 

While the band’s first appearance in the park, just two days after the death of Brian Jones, drew some 200,000 fans, this summer’s gigs were slightly… Read More

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The Rolling Stones “Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live”

New live DVD chronicles the Stone’s landmark Hyde Park concerts last summer

 

Just in time for the holidays, the Rolling Stones have released a new live DVD Sweet Summer Sun: Hyde Park Live. The live DVD chronicles the band‘s historic return to Hyde Park this summer for a series of concerts.

 

The last time the Stones had played Hyde Park was in 1969, mere days on from the death… Read More

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Video: Rolling Stones Live in Hyde Park 2013

Band delivers rollicking version of “All Down the Line” at historic return to Hyde Park

 

Nearly 44 years to the day since their last historic performance there, the Rolling Stones returned to Hyde Park this weekend; where they played to an assembled crowd some 65,000 strong.

 

The last time the band had taken the stage in Hyde Park, it… Read More

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Mad Dog Blog: Status Quo – The Rock Institution You’ve Never Heard Of

GSTV’s resident Brit takes on the formidable task of trying to sell Status Quo to Americans

 

By The Mad Dog

 

What if I could introduce you to a band which has had more hit singles than the Rolling Stones (single number 100 came out earlier this month), has sold more albums than the Beatles, is currently in their sixth decade of recording and touring, and is in the Read More

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