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19 June 2009

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A great review in The Scotsman:

http://living.scotsman.com/features/Film-review-Telstar.5363867.jp

From News of the World:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWFxXZ9MgzY

And a call for another tribute, from the Islington Tribune:

http://www.thecnj.co.uk/islington/2009/061909/inews061909_09.html

A long scene featuring Kevin Spacey:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/starsandstories/5497428/Joe-Meek-he-topped-the-charts-and-then-himself.html

The film will be released on dvd 21st September 2009

Stuart, what's your source for that information? Seems quite premature to announce a DVD date the day after the film debuts in cinemas!

Greg i noticed it on Amazon uk. The soundtrack comes out on Monday 22nd June.I agree with your comment as well.

A shame it is only on limited release in certain cinemas. Ony ONE in Liverpool showing it and it is not the best one to attend. Maybe that's why the DVD release is so soon?

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Rapiers Favourites

  • Ace Cafe London
    Great English fry-ups on the North Circular, real Rapiersland.
  • Ace Records
    Re-issuers of "1961", originally issued in 1987.
  • Amersham Rock 'n' Roll Club
    See the stars up close and personal at this Buckinghamshire hot spot.
  • Fury Records
    The rock 'n' roll specialty label behind most of The Rapiers' recordings.
  • Joe Meek Society
    Delve into the life and times of Britain's 1st independent record producer.
  • Joe Meek Yahoo! Group
    Ongoing discussion of Meekdom news and happenings.
  • John Leyton
    "Johnny Remember Me", "Wild Wild" and "Son This Is She" are his hits, spectacularly rendered by The Rapiers.
  • Kaisers
    Musical kin to The Rapiers, pride of Scotland, Beatmeisters first class.
  • Liam Watson
    White Coat proprietor of Toe Rag Studios, our lads' preferred recording studio.
  • Mike Berry
    Another original from the Joe Meek stable of stars.
  • My Generation Yahoo! Group
    Focusing on '60s BritPop stars like The Searchers.
  • Official Monster Raving Loony Party
    Founded by Screaming Lord Sutch, OMRLP offers voters sense and sensibility at each by-election.
  • Palm Door Films
    LA-based documentarians behind "A Life in the Death of Joe Meek".
  • Pipeline Magazine
    The instrumental rock review also sponsors an annual Easter convention.
  • Shadow Music
    Ground Zero for all things Shadows: music, comment, clubs and more.
  • Telstar The Movie
    The Rapiers make bit cameos in director Nick Moran's 2009 biopic of the rise and fall of producer Joe Meek.
  • YouTube
    Saving you the trouble of keying in "Rapiers".

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