Tenpole Tudor

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

The seventies never existed, of course. And neither did the fifties and the eighties. It is a rather arbitrary way to divide a continuous changing world into categories. I like to hear records that don’t fit these categories: soul by white guys, heavy metal by gays, reggae by eskimo’s, etcetra.
Tenpole Tudor had some hits in the early eighties, long after The Sweet and Gary Glitter made their best records. But to my ears the music of Tenpole Tudor comes from the same part of the musical spectrum as the glamrockers from almost a decade earlier.

Here is my favourite song by Tenpole Tudor, “Swords of a thousand man”:



Davie Patterson

2016-03-30 21:35:45

That takes me back, !!more years than I care to think about !!