Funky Si Wolstencroft and Mike Bennett on BBC Radio 6 Music telling the story of a lost Freak Party tape, that was dusted down, lyrics added and released as 'Firefly'. Running time 4:52.
Firefly | Lost Freak Party Tape
03 February, 2023
Of all the iconic musicians and scenes that emanate from Manchester, Simon Wolstencroft is the one who joins up the dots. He learnt his chops playing with Johnny Marr and Andy Rourke, but turned down The Smiths because he didn’t like the cut of Morrissey’s jib. He parted ways with his schoolmates Ian Brown and John Squire before The Patrol became The Stone R..Read More