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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.

2,949 Following   2,637 Followers   9,732 Tweets

Joined Twitter 10/23/18


@UltMul A tad different from the music he is renowned for making.... 😂🎶 @inner_strings @StGeorgesEvents @MeltingVinyl Tremendous work guys.... 👏😊✌️#LightItInRed at @StGeorgesEvents Kemp Town on Monday, great to bring my projectors back here again. Thanks… https://t.co/LU8jnG1wQV
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @MiguelOlivei007 @AnnSalo @StephenMackey18 @JohnRiggsj @Mikehomeseller @MRMAHZEL @PeteUH70 @ProgRockers… https://t.co/ZUbKDVbVZi @dmjaroka I dig it man..... 😂✌️Happy Birthday to Moby Grape guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Jerry Miller, born on this day in Tacoma, Washingto… https://t.co/ybxCXhiXj6Happy Birthday to R&B, soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples, born on this day in Chicago, Illinois in 1939. 🎉🎂💐🎶 https://t.co/Fje4CGz3FTAmerican rock vocalist and songwriter Ronnie James Dio was born on this day in Portsmouth, New Hampshire in 1942. 🌹 https://t.co/fMcogpXgRBHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter, guitarist, multi instrumentalist, social activist and actor Arlo Guth… https://t.co/v3Zx5STqw5
7/10
2020
@ProgRockers I'm sure I saw an episode where he was wearing an Al Stewart t-shirt.... 🤣 @8LinPoem Wonderful...... 😍👏✌️ @MachineClassic Absolutely, and I guess they're quite collectable these days.... @dmjaroka @kennylanglea Happy listening.... 😀✌️ @MachineClassic I made the terrible mistake of storing it in the attic for 10 years, because I thought CDs were goi… https://t.co/p5TdYbE41bThe Jimi Hendrix Experience ~ Voodoo Child (Slight Return) {1969} 🥁 In loving memory of Mitch Mitchell ☁️ https://t.co/vqwGm4irxO
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @kennylanglea @dmjaroka Also not forgetting Peter Frampton's awesome guitar performance.... 🎸👏✌️ @MikeMurphey1 God bless Steve Marriott..... 👏✌️ @MerriamReport It sure is Jason. Also mandatory that it's played as loud as possible.... 🤣👍🎶Currently listening to Humble Pie's classic Performance Rockin' the Fillmore from 1971. Definitely in my top 5 of o… https://t.co/EwXiix6GqmJimi Hendrix Experience drummer and percussionist Mitch Mitchell, was born on this day in Ealing, Middlesex in 1946… https://t.co/JGmfZY0nTPAmerican singer songwriter and record producer Lee Hazlewood was born on this day in Mannford, Oklahoma in 1929. 🌹 https://t.co/tacZB1LKm4AC/DC vocalist and songwriter Bon Scott was born on this day in Forfar, Scotland in 1946. 🌹 https://t.co/cB035FZ8PqHappy Birthday to White Stripes singer songwriter, guitarist, multi instrumentalist and producer Jack White, born o… https://t.co/isAigQEPqfToday marks the 9th anniversary of the passing of Motorhead guitarist Würzel, at the age of 61. 🌹 https://t.co/abgLvRryGI
7/9
2020
@UltMul Enjoy the show Ultan... 😊👍 @UltMul I watch it when my wife has gone to bed, so the only person I can ask is the dog... 😂 https://t.co/bBPAxYu9ah @UltMul Thanks I'll need it. If I'm none the wiser at the end, I'll be asking you to explain it all to me.... 😂 @UltMul I've just started watching Series 3. Trying to remember who was who was a bloody nightmare. 3 or 4 versions… https://t.co/REKJkOLbd1Thanks for the incredible response to Lying To Yourself which has picked up plays on @bbc6music @BBCRadioWales… https://t.co/aua4ECowBq
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @SteveDoesnt https://t.co/K04Flt0fh3Currently playing Offerings, a fine collection of unreleased tracks and demos by Gravenhurst. Introspective and hau… https://t.co/sRhJ8u8btOHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter Joan Osborne, born on this day in Anchorage, Kentucky in 1962. 🎉🎂💐🎶 https://t.co/OxZYlhMUo3Happy Birthday to Allman Brothers drummer and percussionist Jaimoe Johanson, born on this day in Ocean Springs, Mis… https://t.co/jxDy1WFPsQHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter, guitarist, keyboardist and producer Beck Hansen, born on this day in… https://t.co/rHlSl6wqRM13th Floor Elevators ~ You’re Gonna Miss Me {1966} 🌝 https://t.co/PUSHavMHTY
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @marcusbella @YouTube @BabaYoungblood @LightningPsych @CrimsonBloomUK @slimshaney42 @wayneahill1 @_factsnfigures… https://t.co/bDj17d2rsR
7/8
2020
Dream You’re Living - really lush #psychedelic pop/rock song by Green Saegull from their new album Cloud Cover due… https://t.co/LIAAebkscL
Retweeted by Purple BeaconThe Beatles ~ Yellow Submarine 🏵 Happy Birthday Ringo! Peace & Love ✌🏻❤️ https://t.co/1xTNCMm0Zo
Retweeted by Purple Beacon"2-3-4!" will be the title track of our forthcoming album "On Board With..." out on 16th July. Check #Spotify for… https://t.co/cfGxhAYyVy
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @SeanODonnghai It looks like a Stratocaster and Precision Bass glued together.....Bit of a UK psych special today with tunes from Blossom Toes, Tomorrow, The Yardbirds, Skip Bifferty, Edwick Rumbol… https://t.co/2Nk2GCAEKn
Retweeted by Purple BeaconPlease retweet to help Obi find a home #LIVERPOOL 🇬🇧 Described as a 'Big, daft, teddybear' aged 7 looking for an a… https://t.co/7ecrdjwiHy
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @kennylanglea @marcusbella @YouTube @mr_nicholl @Definitely_BE @Kevpage4 @slimshaney42 @Soulchaser69 @frazz777… https://t.co/PQQhFftBiP @marcusbella @YouTube @mr_nicholl @Definitely_BE @kennylanglea @Kevpage4 @slimshaney42 @Soulchaser69 @frazz777… https://t.co/n3UvUxuxcYArgent and Kinks bass guitarist Jim Rodford was born on this day in St Albans, Hertfordshire in 1941. 🌹 https://t.co/AM1wpTBKIVToday marks the 19th anniversary of the passing of American folk singer songwriter and guitarist Fred Neil, at the… https://t.co/mXtY0qVd69Iron Butterfly and Captain Beyond guitarist Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt, was born on this day in Florida in 1948. 🌹 https://t.co/izB68kMQPwHappy Birthday to Family drummer and percussionist Rob Townsend, born on this day in Frog Island, Leicester in 1947… https://t.co/yQaFAX1WCEHappy Birthday to Beatles drummer and vocalist Ringo Starr, born on this day in Dingle, Liverpool in 1940. 🎉🎂🥁🎶 https://t.co/gbO3c3DBSWToday marks the 14th anniversary of the passing of Pink Floyd singer songwriter and guitarist Syd Barrett, at the a… https://t.co/UdJDDE0v7w
7/7
2020
Jefferson Airplane ~ The House at Pooneil Corners (New York Rooftop Concert) {1968} 🌺 https://t.co/ru9hVxXoAn
Retweeted by Purple BeaconEnnio Morricone, Prolific Italian Composer for the Movies, Dies at 91 https://t.co/PmAlZJn4g7 via @thr
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @DwellersOcean Feeling better already..... 🤣🎶✌️Currently listening to Steve Hillage's classic album L, in order to absorb my recommended dose of positive energy..… https://t.co/IfAYZsHRFDNew Model Army drummer and songwriter Robert Heaton was born on this day in Knutsford, Cheshire in 1961. 🌹 https://t.co/u8uIXrOo5rToday marks the 17th anniversary of the passing of former Byrds, New Riders of the Purple Sage and Flying Burrito B… https://t.co/I1VCDbRbk0Today marks the 49th anniversary of the passing of legendary jazz and blues singer and trumpeter Louis Armstrong, a… https://t.co/By6EBcZSoKHappy Birthday to Santana drummer and percussionist Michael Shrieve, born on this day in San Francisco, California… https://t.co/adtc7FZLirHappy Birthday to All about Eve guitarist and songwriter Tim Bricheno, born on this day in Huddersfield, West Yorks… https://t.co/CWvprDX8xhFormer Shadows bass guitarist Jet Harris was born on this day in Kingsbury, London in 1939. 🌹 https://t.co/V5CmEuBuEYHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter and guitarist Nanci Griffith, born on this day in Seguin, Texas in 195… https://t.co/L7OtH2hxqTPioneering rock and roll singer songwriter and guitarist Bill Haley was born on this day in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania… https://t.co/6CgRRWezqwToday marks the 1st anniversary of the passing of Brazilian singer songwriter and guitarist João Gilberto, at the a… https://t.co/ZD64ADw8qC
7/6
2020
Pre order your vinyl copy of Cloud Cover from @MegaDodoRecords produced by Seb from @TheNixBand #sausagestudios… https://t.co/ttrVzCAVpa
Retweeted by Purple BeaconFrom the outside looking in, it seems like you're doing fine... Boss times with @johnnytheedge @holcroftmichael… https://t.co/eQd8B6pdWQ
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @StuartPenney1 He was quite a character wasn't he.... 🤣Happy Birthday to The Band's guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Robbie Robertson, born on this day in Toronto, Onta… https://t.co/1dQlt4yNLFHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter and harmonica player Huey Lewis, born on this day in New York City in… https://t.co/75BI3Ns9mDToday marks the 13th anniversary of the passing of British jazz and blues vocalist George Melly, at the age of 80. 🌹 https://t.co/PekLbXmERQHappy Birthday to American singer songwriter, keyboardist and guitarist Marc Cohn, born on this day in Cleveland, O… https://t.co/64kSWrdmXq @SeanODonnghai Certainly one of his most accessible albums.... ✌️🎶 @Fifthcolumnblue @OutOfTheCaves Van Client.... Great name for a new band.... 😁👍
7/5
2020
The Rolling Stones - 2000 Light Years From Home ✨🎤🎸🍄🎶🎶👌😎✌️ #psychedelicrock https://t.co/JNjV2tFZLm
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @LightningPsych Absolutely epic...... Such a great track from an vastly underappreciated album. Thanks Joe.... 😊✌️🎶 @PAULBROWNAP63 I'll raise a cup of tea to your special day... ☕🎶✌️ @ookiee Jeez, that's not good. Was it a bad performance or just the wrong crowd ? @theEARLofSWIRL Me too..... 🤣🎶✌️ @itsmybusyseason Absolutely..... It's just an awful shame he wasn't here to celebrate his birthday. RIP Bill..... 😔✌️ @ChaosNotMusic A truly astonishing magical album... 😊✌️ @pgjackson1 It sure is... 😁✌️ @MickPuck @PAULBROWNAP63 Happy Birthday Brother Paul.... 🎹🎶✌️ https://t.co/c6KAcOqpEbCurrently listening to Safe as Milk by Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band. Featuring a young Ry Cooder on guitar,… https://t.co/3Mad2nnaA2I'd just like to wish all my American friends a wonderful 4th July. Have a great day, and keep rockin' people....… https://t.co/gXMpv9M9msSkellys' record of the week #70 - "get the weird s*** out" (Anon). Your wish is my command, it's Daevid Allen, Robe… https://t.co/6Ag7DcTGbJ
Retweeted by Purple BeaconSycamore Street is our third single of 2020 and the penultimate track on our debut album The Tides Of Time.… https://t.co/jeMzULsjIm
Retweeted by Purple BeaconCountry Joe McDonald ~ I Feel Like I’m Fixin’ to Die (Woodstock) {1969} ☮️ https://t.co/FFzoJN0Jiq
Retweeted by Purple BeaconLegendary blues and boogie-woogie pianist and vocalist Champion Jack Dupree was born on this day in New Orleans, Lo… https://t.co/B93X3nWRPrAmerican singer songwriter and guitarist Bill Withers was born on this day in Slab Fork, West Virginia in 1938. 🌹 https://t.co/foiWlhbxdkHappy Birthday to former Fleetwood Mac guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Jeremy Spencer, born on this day in Hartl… https://t.co/6xRysNfNvrCanned Heat vocalist, guitarist and harmonica player Alan "Blind Owl" Wilson was born on this day in Arlington, Mas… https://t.co/eoNYWh8beb
7/4
2020
The Who ~ My Generation (Monterey Pop Festival) {1967} 🥁 https://t.co/oUg7U8y45S
Retweeted by Purple BeaconIt's Tea Time! @camillaaisa finds out how the quintessentially English pastime of tea drinking became deeply coded… https://t.co/aVl8k5qBiX
Retweeted by Purple BeaconJohn Peel’s message from the Perfumed Garden: from his programme notes for Incredible String Band Birmingham Town H… https://t.co/tRLYk0hqe1
Retweeted by Purple Beacon @WidowsSon7 Great choice.... 👏✌️🎶Today marks the 51st anniversary of the tragic passing of Rolling Stones guitarist and multi instrumentalist Brian… https://t.co/DMFL7fkejcHappy Birthday to original Yardbirds lead guitarist Top Topham, born on this day in Southall, Middlesex in 1947. 🎉🎂… https://t.co/yjV4obRCmcFree bass guitarist and songwriter Andy Fraser was born on this day in Paddington, London in 1952. 🌹 https://t.co/cAciVjN64FToday marks the 49th anniversary of the tragic passing of The Doors singer songwriter and poet Jim Morrison, at the… https://t.co/Ky8ZqhbLfLHappy Birthday to Seekers vocalist Judith Durham, born on this day in Essendon, Victoria, Australia in 1943. 🎉🎂💐🎶 https://t.co/FE7nQdClugLegendary Wrecking Crew session guitarist Tommy Tedesco was born on this day in Niagra Falls, New York in 1930. 🌹 https://t.co/01PhLgVAQv
7/3
2020

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