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Wurzelmania! Wurzelmania! News Archive 2004

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This page contains an archive of the News items for the year 2004 written by Zider Ed whilst he was maintaining the Wurzelmaina! website.

Fan pays tribute to Wurzel Adge (May 2004)

Adge Cutler, leader and founder of The Wurzels, died 30 years ago on 5 May 1974. Committed fan Adam Thomas is broadcasting a week of programmes in tribute to the man whose band is synonymous with Somerset...

[see BBC Somerset Sound website for full article]

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Bob Barrett Passed Away (February 2004)

We have just received the very sad news that Bob Barratt, who produced all of Adge Cutler and The Wurzels' records at EMI, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday 26th January 2004. Bob was one of the great unsung musical heroes who championed many regional artists including The Fivepenny Piece, The Houghton Weavers and Max Boyce as well as Adge and The Wurzels; none of who would probably have become nationally known without his drive and real enthusiasm for these truly British artists. He will be greatly missed; we send our deepest condolences to Bob's family.

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