This blog is a part of the new Hobo - Coventry Music Archives focusing on the Coventry Folk Scene of the 1970's and beyond.
NOTE - This Post Stays on Top as an Introduction. Scroll down for the latest posts.
Hobo Coventry Music archives started out on Vox blogs in 2007, The site now closed is hosted on Typepad but provides an opportunity to reorganise the material on that site. Hobo was a Coventry Music and Arts Magazine c 1973 -75 run by Trev Teasdel and co-founded with John Bargent (Bo) and the Hobo Workshop at The Holyhead Youth Centre and later the Golden Cross was an important early music centre in the history of Two Tone and the Coventry music scene.
This is the Hub to all the Coventry music sites below http://covmusicscenehobo.blogspot.co.uk/
There is now -
An A to Z of Coventry Bands (on Google sites)
The rest of the material is on this suite of Blogspots -
Hobo Coventry Music Archives ( The main blog) (Hobo magazine archives, features, other alternative Coventry mags and more.
Coventry Arts Umbrella Club The Umbrella was established 1955 and opened by the Goons. It produced an important Literary Journal which featured an essay by Phillip Larkin. Held lectures by writers like EM Foster. Held the first Coventry Folk club. Was home to Coventry musicians, including some who were later in Two Tone bands.
Coventry Gigs 1960 - present houses Peter Clemon's Rock of Ages columns for the Coventry Telegraph which charts gigs in Coventry (local bands and famous bands) from 1960 onwards. In addition I'm adding Disco DJ Venue Gig, Coventry Hits, Pete Waterman archives to this section and my 1971 diary of Coventry gigs as a resource.
Coventry Discos / Venues / Studios - Work in progress - includes music shops and more.
http://covmusicwhoswho.blogspot.com/ - A comprehensive Who's Who of Coventry Musicians - still a work in progress. More to be added when the A to Z of Coventry bands and artists has been completed.Mean while if you should be on the list of the info is wrong or incomplete and if your friends are not on here and should be - let use know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coventry Folk Club Scene
This blog with house copies of Pete Willow's Folks Magazine from c 1978 and articles from it. My archive of material from the Coventry Folk Scene in the 1970s and other relevant articles, You Tube and links.
This site is only just in development so be patient!
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