Music

“So, pop fans, grab your copy” – Pickwick’s Top of the Pops

In 1976 I had my music gap year. I was seven years old. I had been buying records since I was four. There were two main reasons for my music gap year. Firstly, the music in the charts, and therefore the music I had access to, was going a bit soft. Glam rock, with its fast and simple riffs (perfect for a kid like me to jump about to) had fallen out of fashion and many of the bands and…