It’s been a year since Tom Lodge left us. Every time we listen to a song from the early days of the British Invasion, like those from Georgie Fame or the Zombies, we immediately think of Tom.
Shortly before his death, he wrote to a few of us, imploring us to do what we could keep the remarkable story of Radio Caroline and Tom’s role in it alive.
It was a promise that we gave eagerly. And now, a year later, we re-dedicate ourselves to that task. Today, have another look at Tom Lodge, “The man who launched the British Invasion”
We are pleased to announce that our latest video about Tom Lodge, Radio Caroline and Pirate Radio can now be viewed on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxnYkd6DO9s
It’s got some terrific audio clips of Tom on the air during the mid 60s. If you missed our original video, put out when we released Tom’s book The Ship that Rocked the World: How Radio Caroline Defied the Establishment, Launched the British Invasion and Made the Planet Safe for Rock and Roll, it can also be found on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPZ0h6q2zSw
Or you can visit www.shipthatrocked.com for even more audio clips, to read the foreword by Steven Van Zandt and more.