John Carter, (no!!! not the flop Disney Movie!), has written & or sung so many hits of the 60s & 70s its positively scary!! He’s been involved with such hits as: ‘Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat‘, ‘My Sentimental Friend‘ (Herman’s Hermits), ‘Knock Knock Who’s There‘ (Mary Hopkin & Liv Maessen) , ‘Winchester Cathedral‘, ‘Funny How Love Can Be‘,’Dreams Are TenRead more
John Carter is the incredibly silly big screen adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs science fantasy novel Princess of Mars. The title character is a Virginian civil war veteran who after discovering an alien amulet finds himself transported to Mars. You would think this would be a shock to the system but he accepts this with unusual calm. Strangely equippedRead more
With St Partick’s day this Saturday, Built for Speed focuses on great rock’n’roll to emerge from the Emerald Isle including Thin Lizzy, Rory Gallagher and of course U2. We also take a look at new release films including sci-fi epic John Carter and Ralph Fiennes’ Shakespeare update Coriolanus. If that’s not enough we also review psychedelic rock leged Roky Erickson’s gigRead more
THE PURPLE HAZE ARCHIVE presents THE FIRST CLASS – JOHN CARTER & GIL SHAKESPEARE on PODCAST plus A SPECIAL BONUS PODCAST!
Join husband & wife songwriters John Carter & Gil Shakespeare as they discuss the career of the First Class, best known for their world-wide smash hit single Beach Baby on the first Purple Haze Archive Podcast. And as a special bonus hear the complete John Carter Story as told by John Carter himself! on the second special bonus podcast above. Purple HazeRead more