The Smiling Sessions Brings Virtual Joy To Care Homes During COVID-19 Crisis

Under normal circumstances, The Smiling Sessions, Shapeshifter Productions’ popular participatory singing project, go into care homes and community centres for the elderly across deprived areas of London, and host sing-a-longs for the residents and members. The aim of the group is to end loneliness and social exclusion for elderly people, through encouraging them to become more active, achieve improved health, well-being, confidence, and interpersonal relationships, as well as in-house volunteering and leadership, through participation in singing their favourite songs.

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Veteran Group The Zombies’ Rod Argent On Their 2018 Tour, Social Media And More

Veteran English rock band, The Zombies, are gearing up to go on tour in June 2018.

In conversation with us, Rod Argent of the much-loved 60s band, tells us about the effect of social media on their music, reveals more about the tour to come, and much more.

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STILL HUNGRY – Colin Blunstone Back In UK For Solo Live Dates Ahead Of New Zombies Spring Tour

When EP last spoke to Colin Blunstone he was preparing to head out with The Zombies on a world tour marking the 50th anniversary of their…

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We Mourn The Passing Of Jim Rodford, Legendary Bass Player With The Zombies, The Kinks, And Argent

Jim Rodford, legendary British bass player with The Zombies, The Kinks and Argent, passed away this morning at his home in St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK.

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WHEN LOVE RUNS HIGH – Zombies In Triumphant 50th Anniversary Performance of Odessey and Oracle

  In June 1967 five musicians went into London’s Abbey Road studios to record The Zombies‘ second album Odessey and Oracle. Though not a…

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ZOMBIE INVASION – Original 1960s Line-Up Unite For Odessey and Oracle 50th Anniversary Tour

The resurgence – I nearly said resurrection – of ’60s survivors The Zombies is surely one of the most wonderful stories in modern rock music….

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Interview with Rod Argent, Founding Member Of The Zombies.

Steve Holley interviewed Rod Argent, founding member, keyboardist, singer and songwriter with The Zombies about his life, music, and their upcoming tour.

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