Mardones' signature song was a top 20 US hit twice in the 1980s.
While music journalism can be biased, disposable or sink to self-indulgent waffle, it’s served as a fertile breeding ground for incisive, informed writers.
Giorgio Gomelsky, a key figure in the early careers of the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, Soft Machine and many others, died on 13 January at 82.
Unique producer/writer/musician and all-around one-off Kim Fowley passed away yesterday (January 15) at 75. He'd been undergoing treatment for cancer.
The debut LP was released when the Faces frontman was in the unusual situation of trying to launch solo and band careers at the same time.
With just one hit and five weeks on the UK singles chart, you'll be forgiven for not knowing or have heard anything by the Poets.