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‘The Coventry Sound’ How Close was Coventry to a Musical Breakthrough in the 1960’s?

25 Jul 18

‘ The Coventry Sound ‘ How Close was Coventry to a Musical Breakthrough in the 1960’s? by Pete Clemons and Trev Teasdel ‘In 1963 Larry Page became the new manager of the Orchid Ballroom in Coventry and began advertising gigs as ‘The New Coventry

Sound’ Coventry, in the 1960’s, never had a dedicated music newspaper, the equivalent of Liverpool’s Merseybeat , founded in 1961 by Bill Harry , or the docks bringing in imported records from the states…


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