Tuesday, 29 January 2008

'Please take it off!'

An amusing feature of the dear old Melody Maker was ‘Blind Date’. Hip cats were given a pile of the week’s new releases (or 'sounds') to listen to and asked to pass judgement, without being told what they were listening to. Sandy Denny submitted to this upmarket Juke Box Jury in February 1970. Johnny Cash and June Carter proved too much for her.

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