2006: SPOTLIGHT ON...
MAL'S BILL WHITTEN AND JAMES BEAUDREAU TALK TO BRITISH GUITAR LEGEND
BRIAN GODDING ABOUT THE LOST CLASSIC WORKER'S PLAYTIME
this year, to almost no fanfare whatsoever, the German label Long
Hair reissued B.B. Blunder's Workers' Playtime –
a lost 1971 classic that manages to dip equally into post-White
Album hard rock, cosmic prog, tongue in cheek Stonesy-swagger,
and anthems worthy of Spiritualized – all with the tossed-off
nonchalance that marks some of the best music of the time. Killer
slide playing, a veritable library of classic guitar tones, guitar
orchestration to rival Jimmy Page's. Is the world ready for Workers'
Playtime now? (read on)
AN INTRODUCTION TO WORKER'S PLAYTIME
Bill Whitten and James Beaudreau
on what it is and why you should check it out
INTERVIEW WITH BRIAN GODDING
Whitten and Beaudreau ask Brian Godding
about Worker's Playtime, Blossom
Toes, and more
A comprehensive look at Brian Godding's output
BB Blunder's "Sticky Living"
Whitten and James Beaudreau