A three-parter about British pop acts that have flourished Stateside. In recent decades, UK bands’ trips across the Atlantic have been dogged by indifference – not so in the 1960s, which is where this series begins. Graham Nash of the Hollies, Peter Noone of Herman’s Hermits, Eric Burdon of the Animals and, if you please, Paul McCartney are all interviewed, recalling the British Invasion.
It's been over 15 years since their last full album, but Go West proves they still have it with their new release FUTURENOW. The duo of Peter Cox and Richard Drummie have a string of hit singles to their name ("We Close Our Eyes", "Faithful", and "The King of Wishful Thinking" to name a few), but their albums have been uneven collections of pop, blue-eyed soul, and jazz infuences that made it hard to really invest yourself in the band.
Pop music is studded with memorable partnerships, from and in the 60s to the 80s with and But proved longer-lasting than much of the competition. As well as featuring a track from their 2011 album 3D and six hard-to-find remixes, this 32-track compilation includes every chart entry from their near-decade as international hitmakers.
Embezzler, shill, all around confidence man S. Quentin Quale is heading west to find his fortune; he meets the crafty but simple brothers Joseph and Rusty Panello in a train station, where they steal all his money. They're heading west, too, because they've heard you can just pick the gold off the ground. Once there, they befriend an old miner named Dan Wilson whose property, Dead Man's Gulch, has no gold.