Lego – Genesis Live 1977 (guest post)

Hans Jörg, the drummer of King of Agogik, has modified and expanded the Genesis live 1976 stage to create a stunning 1977 live diorama. We have the live lineup of that period of: Phil Collins, Steve Hackett, Mike Rutherford, Chester Thomson, and Tony Banks. Complete with a stage, an audience, lights, mixing desk, and even a smoke machine! “I’ve loved the band Genesis since….feels like forever..;-)  I love to play with Lego, especially with my kids…long time ago…. I do it…

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Jimi Hendrix ‘Kiss The Sky’ in LEGO

In 1966, feeling restricted by his experiences as an R&B sideman and struggling to earn a living wage, Jimi Hendrix moved to New York City’s Greenwich Village. There he was offered a residency at the Cafe Wha? nightclub. Chas Chandler, The Animals bass player, saw Jimi play in Cafe Wha? and was impressed with his version of the Billy Roberts song ‘Hey Joe’. Convinced he could create a hit single with the right artist, he brought Jimi to London on…

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The Beatles ‘Lennon & McCartney’ in LEGO

The EMI Recording Studios in Abbey Road, London is where The Beatles worked with producer George Martin and where the majority of their songs were recorded. ‘Studio Two’ is my tribute to the talents of Lennon and McCartney. During the fifty-week period from 24th November 1966 to 7th November 1967 The Beatles wrote and recorded a total of twenty-seven songs. George Harrison wrote four, ‘Flying’ is credited to all four Beatles and the remaining twenty-two were written by John Lennon…

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12 Lego Minifigure Music Icons

Lego have teamed up with movies and TV shows, plus have their own line of themed sets, but what about music? There are a number of general pop, rock music themed sets and minifigures. However there are not many actual rock and pop icons that have been immortalised in Lego (officially that is). Here we list 12 official and non-official Lego rock and pop Minifigure icons: 1. The Beatles: John, Paul, George and Ringo Top of the list is the…

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May the Prog be With You

Prog Rock Artists Born in May … Steve Hogarth. Born: 14 May 1959 Brian Eno. Born: 15 May 1948 Mike Oldfield. Born: 15 May 1953 Robert Fripp. Born: 16 May 1946 Bill Bruford. Born: 17 May 1949 Andrew Latimer. Born: 17 May 1949 Rick Wakeman. Born: 18 May 1949 … ‘Prog Rock Pond Scum Set To Bum You Out’

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Lego – Dark Side of The Moon and The Wizard of Oz

Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” and its connection to “The Wizard of Oz” This is old news and has been around for more than 20 years. It was first brought to the public’s attention by Charles Savage, who penned an article for the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette on 1 Aug, 1995. However when creating the Dark Side of the Moon album cover in LEGO, and seeing that I had just purchased the new 2019 LEGO movie minifigures —…

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