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Mari Wilson Tour Dates: Now With Added New Wilsations!

When Mari Wilson and the Wilsations managed to take a 12-piece band all across England in the early 80s at the height of a recession, some would have said that it was madness. But that desire for a bold statement … Continue reading

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Guest Post: British Electric Foundation, live in Birmingham, 21-Oct-16 (part two)

Following the events detailed in part one of this post — wherein your humble narrator enjoyed front-row seating for once-in-a-lifetime performance of Heaven 17’s Penthouse & Pavement straight through and live —we enjoyed a 20-minute break during which the management … Continue reading

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Record Review: Mari Wilson – Pop Deluxe [part 2]

[continued from previous post] Next, Mari’s version of “In Private” showed that there was not just 60s material in her sights. The 1990 single was from the period where Dusty Springfield was working with Pet Shop Boys, who penned this … Continue reading

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Record Review: Mari Wilson – Pop Deluxe

Mari Wilson: Pop Deluxe UK CD [2016] Island Of Dreams Intro Always Something There To Remind Me I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love The Look Of Love Don’t Sleep In The Subway You’re My World 24 Hours From Tulsa In … Continue reading

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It’s Spring And Mari Wilson Is Popping Up Everywhere

Any regulars at PPM might have remembered the post that I made last year outlining my hyper-deluxe “Showpeople – Footlights edition” BSOG® that I had made years ago in 2008. As a sop to several readers clamoring for their own … Continue reading

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Mari Wilson Pop Deluxe Gets Pledge Extension – Act Fast!

Mari Wilson: Pop Deluxe UK CD [2016] Always Something There to Remind Me I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love The Look of Love Don’t Sleep in the Subway You’re My World 24 Hours from Tulsa In Private White Horses Anyone … Continue reading

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Mari Wilson Crowdsourcing New Album

Pop thrush Mari Wilson has caught me napping! Her Pledge Music campaign to fund her new album has less than a fortnight to go and it’s for an album that leverages her pop roots as well as the theatrical work … Continue reading

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