Author Archives: evanrobertmarshall

Why Jeremy Corbyn must hold off the plotters for the sake of British politics

This is meant to be a TV-related blog but as politics takes up a large number of the average household’s viewing hours per week via the news we’ll cheat a little on those grounds to sidestep from the comforting world … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour – why the Beatles’ first failure is an enduring success

Critics don’t always get things right, even when they broadly agree with each other. The history of the arts in the twentieth century is littered with works which were panned, dismissed or subject to lukewarm contemporary reviews which have gone … Continue reading

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Spirit of ’58 – my first book available, 12th May

My first book is published on the 12th May 2016 by Blackstaff Press. In this age of sudden wonder where Leicester City can be crowned champions of English football it’s a timely reminder that underdogs rising to greatness is nothing … Continue reading

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The Bumpy Road to Blonde on Blonde

Here’s an article I did late last year for Record Collector to coincide with the release of Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series Vol. 12 – The Cutting Edge. The focus of the article was the little remembered original sessions for the famous … Continue reading

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World Cup 1958 Reunion – Belfast Telegraph

Very recent article of mine from the Belfast Telegraph (July 2014). It features the reunion of two of the surviving five players from the Northern Ireland World Cup squad from 1958 with the little Swedish boy (now 69 years old!) … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan in the Public Domain – Record Collector

Here’s another (very long) Bob Dylan article of mine from Record Collector in 2013 looking at the law governing what is considered public domain in music, Dylan’s record company’s attempts to keep his unreleased work out of the public domain, and the … Continue reading

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Bonnie Prince Billy Article & Interview – Record Collector

Rounding up a few old magazine articles of mine. Here’s one from Record Collector in 2004 – an examination of the first decade of the career of Bonnie Prince Billy (aka Will Oldham, aka The Palace Brothers) complete with interview. … Continue reading

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