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Purple Beacon @BeaconPurple England, United Kingdom

Lover of real music, paying homage to the golden era of psychedelic rock, and supporting the emergence of new artists within the genre.

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Joined Twitter 10/23/18


The Rolling Stones on The Ed Sullivan Show, 1966 (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction https://t.co/vDPUS6IfnK
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11/20
2019
@LeeMark00212830 There appear to be conflicting dates listed online. Full apologies to everyone if I'm incorrect, a… https://t.co/PLWfYcILZI @wayneahill1 @ReturnofR I never got the chance to see Jimi Hendrix live in concert, but if I had, he'd definitely be top of my list... 😉✌️ @GeorgesBizet9 Oh, it's John Shuttleworth when he was a young man... Oof... 😂👍 @ReturnofR So hard to choose, but I'll choose Jeff Beck.... 🎸✌️Left Banke Coca-Cola jingle (‘Things Go Better With Coke’) What’s more to say? https://t.co/zXa0xULxtC https://t.co/OfW4IyNWBw
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @MrManlovesCLW It certainly is.... 😊✌️Rare photograph of The Yardbirds performing at The Marquee in 1966, with both Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton sharing th… https://t.co/Jpfyp1FiNL @MakesWordsWork @churchofhed @rogerjmanningjr Wow... Sounds spectacular.... 😊✌️ @GeorgeNuttall5 Would much rather listen to the grass grow than what passes for mainstream music these days....🤣✌️ @churchofhed Epic.... It sounds like it was a fantastic show.... 😊✌️A to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter M..... The Move - I Can Hear The Grass Grow (1967).… https://t.co/7rJpImMnqm @GeorgeNuttall5 Absolutely.... 👍Flying teapots and electric Camembert: the story of Gong, prog's trippiest band @gongplanet @Knifeworldhttps://t.co/2TbwkZkHUb
Retweeted by Purple BeaconA few hours before their incredible live set at Mohawk, I met up with Stephen McBean and Adam Bulgasem of the psych… https://t.co/ET9rpC7qkq
Retweeted by Purple BeaconTop psychedelic album No. 42: "The Who Sell Out." Loopy concept album bids farewell to the 'Orrible Who’s youth.… https://t.co/Z2reDO5f8u
Retweeted by Purple BeaconToday marks the 36th anniversary of the tragic passing of Badfinger bass guitarist, singer songwriter Tom Evans, at… https://t.co/HOE8Itc6NiToday marks the 16th anniversary of the passing of Art, Spooky Tooth and Humble Pie bass player Greg Ridley, at the… https://t.co/AT1Ecwd6KLAmerican big band jazz trombonist, composer, conductor and bandleader Tommy Dorsey was born on this day in Shenando… https://t.co/Fby7hfUOgKHappy Birthday to Blood Sweat & Tears saxophonist, pianist and arranger Fred Lipsius, born on this day in The Bronx… https://t.co/zc9R2lzLWNMothers of Invention co founder and vocalist Ray Collins was born on this day in Pomona, California in 1936. 🌹 https://t.co/1r8R8A37r4 @music_rubbish Beautiful song. The original version, and by far the best....😊✌️
11/19
2019
@GymMusicBlogs Ha ha...... 🤣✌️ @GymMusicBlogs There's nothing wrong with hippy dippy..... 🤣✌️Great photo of Alice Cooper, Ray Manzarek and Iggy Pop hanging out at Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, 1974. 📸 James… https://t.co/djZJdDubKQA to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter L..... The Litter - Action Woman (1967) https://t.co/vQREZqe2IB https://t.co/xqTTCNOdoGAnother month, another killer podcast by Ross Beattie https://t.co/2G6rQAoIhA
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @LightningPsych @marcusbella @nikidoog @ryanjmac77 @SharonK00453169 @eleptheria4eva @wayneahill1 @indiemaid68https://t.co/IKdCzWc4auTONIGHT // Join us for An Evening w/ The Steve Hillage Band & Gong, playing tracks from his 1970s albums Green, L,… https://t.co/nUxDLeZXDd
Retweeted by Purple Beacon‘Highs in the Mid-Sixties’ was never reissued onto compact disc, making these albums as rare as the music presented. https://t.co/YdEECSmeba
Retweeted by Purple BeaconMore superb Bonnie MacLean art (by request), this from Pink Floyd, Oct '67, at the Fillmore. Syd Barrett was basic… https://t.co/jBxgp5lepl
Retweeted by Purple BeaconToday marks the 47th anniversary of the tragic passing of Crazy Horse guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Danny Whit… https://t.co/hJspk4Ujz6Today marks the 48th anniversary of the tragic passing of blues singer and harmonica player Junior Parker, at the a… https://t.co/IMht9ULr2mToday marks the 25th anniversary of the passing of legendary jazz singer, songwriter, dancer and bandleader Cab Ca… https://t.co/fBbv19yt4zToday marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Sir Douglas Quintet singer songwriter and guitarist Doug Sahm, a… https://t.co/G7TquOVg2zHappy Birthday to Metallica lead guitarist Kirk Hammett, born on this day in San Francisco, California in 1962. 🎉🎂🎸🎶 https://t.co/V2K4ZTbK3RHappy Birthday to British singer songwriter and guitarist Graham Parker, born on this day in Hackney, East London i… https://t.co/PMLS3nLrYNHot Tuna Sets 50th Anniversary Acoustic Tour https://t.co/jOLk6irzu7
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11/18
2019
@KathedraleSound Well from the three albums I can see, it looks like you've had a fantastic birthday. Happy Birthday Si..... 🎉🎂🎈🎶✌️ @dennysunderland An unbelievably talented individual...... 😊✌️Judee Sill: An Appreciation ❉ Judee Sill’s musical candle may not have shone as brightly as other female singer/so… https://t.co/7CGzsHQPcY
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @marcusbella @LightningPsych @indiemaid68 @Sugaspunsista74 @SundayGirl74 @annagrffths7 @mod4it4ever @slimshaney42https://t.co/ccTWAafcAXhttps://t.co/UQFK4ZcYqs @LightningPsych @Kevpage4 @indiemaid68 @kennylanglea @ryanjmac77 @BeaconPurple @Natalie_Ashley_
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @marcusbella @LightningPsych @Kevpage4 @indiemaid68 @kennylanglea @ryanjmac77 @Natalie_Ashley_ Wonderful..... 😊✌️"OK Steve, so if Jimi naffs off back to the States, are you up for steppin' in?" Mitch Mitchell, Steve Marriott and… https://t.co/Ws7NRhsne9A to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter K..... Kak - The Lemonaide Kid (1969). https://t.co/bhiwnC5F8X https://t.co/czaQEuRBQ6 @DebbieCiocca @bestsongiheard That's fantastic..... 🤣✌️Courtesy of the Bert Jansch Tribute page on Facebook, a 1965 flyer for the Troubadour @barberville https://t.co/2OioXp2d0d
Retweeted by Purple BeaconHappy Birthday to Canadian singer songwriter and guitarist Gordon Lightfoot, born on this day in Orillia, Ontario i… https://t.co/wn5qdYGj6hToday marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of American soul singer Jimmy Ruffin, at the age of 78. 🌹 https://t.co/tUhveBYQcFHappy Birthday to Jethro Tull lead guitarist Martin Barre, born on this day in Kings Heath, Birmingham in 1946. https://t.co/XuwHGqc4lIAmerican singer songwriter and guitarist Jeff Buckley was born on this day in Anaheim, California in 1966. 🌹 https://t.co/MQM1EjQ6IZToday marks the 24th anniversary of the passing of Lindisfarne singer songwriter, guitarist and keyboardist Alan Hu… https://t.co/yKOBya2w6AFormer Byrds singer songwriter and guitarist Gene Clark was born on this day in Tipton, Missouri in 1944. 🌹 https://t.co/ONEy0O8tSv @iamzeeeggman OK then...... 🤔
11/17
2019
A memorable poster by Randy Tuten, for a series of November 1969 Fillmore West shows with Jethro Tull, MC5 and Sanp… https://t.co/evUFngSxmr
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @charlieharden1 And setting fire to their equipment also..... 😂🔥✌️ @PlentyMusicCo Here's the concert poster.... https://t.co/iaLeen3aYW @IDLERACER He certainly wouldn't be able to perform that song with accompanying prop these days....The Pretty Things "Defecting Grey" https://t.co/sNhiyc5Aaz via @YouTube @poppymoppet #grey
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @GeorgeNuttall5 X Factor 1967......😂✌️Couple of snaps from last night's gig at @TheWaterside1 Second time @SarahDP61 and I have seen @stevehillage and… https://t.co/iHfOQmmnJE
Retweeted by Purple BeaconPhotograph of Jimi Hendrix, Cat Stevens, Gary Walker and Engelbert Humperdinck taken backstage during their shared… https://t.co/WRwQBzSj4SA to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter J..... July - My Clown (1968). https://t.co/DIeAh2jpPG https://t.co/mIj1PSQdEgLegendary blues guitarist and vocalist Hubert Sumlin was born on this day in Greenwood, Mississippi in 1931. 🌹 https://t.co/Nrx5YbbyMWTop psychedelic album No. 15: Jefferson Airplane's "Crown of Creation." “Is it true that I’m no longer young?”… https://t.co/Gja1G6I4Qi
Retweeted by Purple BeaconToday marks the 23rd anniversary of the passing of Quicksilver Messenger Service singer songwriter and guitarist Ch… https://t.co/epOY3IMSkR @marcusbella @LightningPsych @Kevpage4 @indiemaid68 @kennylanglea @blueruss1875 @SundayGirl74 @ShesGill @Kelkyehttps://t.co/NusP9pI50H @teenageyippie Leslie West or Keith Moon?
11/16
2019
Mountain's vocalist and guitarist Leslie West gets more than he bargained for when meeting Keith Moon backstage in… https://t.co/HvUuXHpEC0 @mostrowski52 They certainly are...... 😊✌️A to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter I..... It's A Beautiful Day - Soapstone Mountain (1970).… https://t.co/xUnBnNNjybToday marks the 1st anniversary of the passing of country singer, guitarist, banjo player and TV host Roy Clark, at… https://t.co/OjHF62kj18Today marks the 2nd anniversary of the passing of jazz and blues pianist and singer songwriter Mose Allison, at the… https://t.co/0DNmL2UTd2
11/15
2019
@GeorgeNuttall5 Apparently The Kinks are in the process of recording new music, so there's still the possibility of… https://t.co/55R7TZOfogCoventry, Wednesday 12/02 : Damo Suzuki https://t.co/tUgJNi4CYx
Retweeted by Purple BeaconNow available in all good record stores :) #normanrecords #fruitsdemer https://t.co/2iUvukDOEE
Retweeted by Purple BeaconThe Yardbirds and The Kinks hanging out together during the recording of TV show Ready Steady Go! in 1965. https://t.co/zEYeuSdowh @GeorgeNuttall5 Glad you like them George... 😊✌️ @pgjackson1 Hey thanks Patrick.... It's my pleasure to share some of my favourite songs with decent folk who apprec… https://t.co/BtLyEi9GRxA to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter H..... H. P. Lovecraft - The White Ship (1967). https://t.co/q5yLss2sKf https://t.co/5juBYh0rNQOne of the best... https://t.co/QCfHIcDpUl
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11/14
2019
@dregdrog14 @stevehillage This next concert will be my second Hillage gig of the year. I consider myself very lucky indeed.... 😊✌️ @dregdrog14 Now you come to mention it...... 😂 @ryanjmac77 @marcusbella @mod4it4ever @Natalie_Ashley_ @ShesGill @annagrffths7 @Afterglow85 @frazz777https://t.co/OMax36Vz8H @marcusbella @annagrffths7 @ryanjmac77 @indiemaid68 @Natalie_Ashley_ @nikidoog @kennylanglea @SharonK00453169https://t.co/ZOane8lrguTop psychedelic song No. 40: "Song for Our Ancestors" by the Steve Miller Band. Echoes of cool jazz, Sun Ra and dar… https://t.co/hLAW2pkPOE
Retweeted by Purple BeaconLegendary bluesman Albert King offers Jim Morrison a light, backstage at the Pacific Coliseum of Vancouver in June… https://t.co/REMgXbAK2kThe Steve Hillage Band and Gong - November UK Tour!! Tickets:- https://t.co/SenbEPPHJg https://t.co/lnbyZTWNcC
Retweeted by Purple BeaconThis particularly psychedelic effort by artist Victor Moscoso, from April of 1967, is for the Doors and the Steve M… https://t.co/326ULNjpGS
Retweeted by Purple BeaconTop psychedelic album No. 19: The Byrds' "Fifth Dimension." A new sound, inspired by Coltrane ... and a dash of LSD… https://t.co/TG6XtwdEFj
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @hardyt69 @dale_callihan Yeah, I've got that album. His version of Tom Waits' No one Can Forgive Me But My Baby is… https://t.co/6JZviQU8f8Blues guitar masters Eric Clapton and Mike Bloomfield express mutual appreciation backstage at the Earl Warren Show… https://t.co/Z99SjmndfWA to Z of Psychedelic Goodness. The Letter G..... The Growing Concern - Edge of Time (1968). https://t.co/LfnAe62zs7 https://t.co/ISI8Bau4S6Today marks the 3rd anniversary of the passing of American singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist Leon Russell… https://t.co/TgCwFWDfWpHappy Birthday to American blues singer songwriter and guitarist John P. Hammond, born on this day in New York City… https://t.co/HfT5mpcJ5NHappy Birthday to English singer songwriter and guitarist Terry Reid, born on this day in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshir… https://t.co/nS22aWfBos
11/13
2019
@JulieMorrigan Good luck....👍 @GymMusicBlogs Very good.... You've certainly put some thought into that band name.... 😂✌️ @onesidedswedge I'm so glad you are enjoying it.. 😀👍
11/12
2019

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