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Why did Brian leave Sweet

Brian Connolly

On 23rd February 1979 it was announced that Brian Connolly had left Sweet, to pursue a solo career. It came as quite a shock for many fans. Connolly and the Sweet had just had a top ten single in the UK with

Line Ups

1968 Mick Tucker, Steve Priest, Frank Torpey, Brian Connolly 1969 Brian Connolly, Mick Stewart, Steve Priest, Mick Tucker 1970 Brian Connolly, Mick Tucker, Andy Scott, Steve Priest 1979 Andy Scott, Steve Priest, Mick Tucker 1985 Mal McNulty, Phil Lanzon, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker, Paul

Desolation Boulevard

This album that was released in early autumn of 1974 is one of the best albums ever made in rock music. As also its title shows – that is supposed to invoke Bob Dylan’s song, Desolation Row – its main topic is the disappointment,

Year by year

January 26th, 1968 Sweetshop were formed Friday the 26th January 1968, in a meet at the Swan (Mick Tucker, Brian Connolly, Frank Torpey) Ruislip. Nearly a week later Thursday 1st of February Steve Priest joined ! Frank was sacked from Wainrights Gentlemen,

Andy Scott interview with Uber Rock 2013

Andy Scott – Sweet – Uber Rock Interview ExclusiveWritten by Jim Rowland (C) Uber Rock The good people at Angel Air are ‘Sweet 16’ this year, and one of the things they are doing to celebrate is reissuing a couple of Sweet-related albums

Trying to push our own boundaries

The Sweet’s Andy Scott: “The thing about the ‘B’ sides was we were trying to push our own boundaries”… By Zentinel Daily – Leeno Dee Well…here I am so many years on from hearing Wig Wam Bam as a kid – which literally and

Cut Above The Rest

So there were 20 months between the albums Level Headed and Cut Above The Rest, punctuated by two failed singles both released well over a year after ‘Oxygen’. This means that the first point to make is that any momentum generated by

Re-release of Andy Scotts Solo Album

Andy Scott Solo Singles

Andy’s Solo CD is to be re-released with new tracks added. Release date: 5th of August 2013. Label: Angel Air. It all began with a song Andy had written called ‘Lady Starlight’, which was composed for inclusion on Sweet’s celebrated ‘Desolation Boulevard’ album. Producer

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