Archive for November, 2012

Having formed in 1963, England’s The Pretty Things are finally making their first ever trip to Australia for a string of shows giving fans the chance to see the band that have been dubbed a raunchier version of their fellow cohorts, the Rolling Stones. Having been a Stone himself as the band’s original bass player, Pretty Things guitarist Dick Taylor found time to chat with me about their upcoming tour and to lay to rest some of the outlandish rumours surrounding the band’s notorious New Zealand tour of 1965. Taylor is on the end of the phone and sounds in good spirits, all the while suffering through the sniffles, as he settles in for his first trip to the land of Oz… (more…)