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1988

Mike and The Mechanics – The Living Years – press kit - 1988

Mike and The Mechanics – The Living Years – Atlantic Records (therefore American) press kit.

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Mike and The Mechanics press photos - 1988

This is a trio of photos featruing group members of Mike and the Mechanics from around 1988 which would have been the era of The Living Years album..

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The Living Years - 1988

Tracks “Nobody’s Perfect” (Rutherford, B. A. Robertson) – 4:48 “The Living Years” (Rutherford, Robertson) – 5:32 “Seeing Is Believing” (Rutherford, Robertson) – 3:13 “Nobody Knows” (Rutherford, Christopher Neil) – 4:24 …

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Making Music Issue 33 December 1988 – Mike Rutherford feature - 1988

  Mike Rutherford is interviewed about Mike and The Mechanics as well as Genesis.

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1989

The Living Years / Too Many Friends - 1989

The Living Years / Too Many Friends, was released in the UK on the 14th January 1989 reaching number 2 in the UK charts and staying in these charts for …

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Press Sheet – Mike and The Mechanics – The Living Years promo info – 17th January - 1989

An Atlantic Records press sheet about some of the Promotion surrounding the album The Living Years. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this item)

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Living Years UK tour advert – NME 11th February - 1989

The Living Years UK tour advert published in NME 11th February 1989.

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Press Sheet – MM – Atlantic Records announces – A Major concert tour by Mike and The Mechanics – 13th February - 1989

The Living Years tour (1989) North American leg This is a press sheet featuring information about the upcoming Mike and The Mechanics tour in North America, complete with an itinerary …

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Gig advert – MM – The Living Years tour – Germany – Music Express – March - 1989

An advert for the Living Years tour of 1989 in Germany. The advert was placed in the Music Express Music magazine in the March 1989 issue. This magazine was published …

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Ticket – Hammersmith Odeon – London – 6th March - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at The Hammersmith Odeon in London, England on the 6th March 1989. (Many thanks to M.Kenyon for this ticket)

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Ticket – MM – Kongress Saal Deutsches Museum – Munich – 9th March - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at The Kongress Saal Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany on the 9th March 1989. (Many thanks to George German for this …

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Ticket – MM – Rheingoldhalle – Mainz – 10th March - 1989

The Living Years Tour A ticket for the show at The Rheingoldhalle in Mainz, Germany on the 10th March 1989. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this ticket)

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Ticket – MM – The Olympia – Paris – 13th March - 1989

The Living Years tour 1989 This is a ticket for the show at The Olympia, Paris, France on the 13th March 1989 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this ticket)

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Ticket – MM – Muziekcentrum – Vredenburg – Utrecht – Holland – 15th March - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at the Music Centrum in Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands on the 15th March 1989. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this …

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International Musician – Mike and The Mechanics – March - 1989

International Musician and Recording World – Magazine – March 1989, Mike and the Mechanics are interviewed in this edition interesting points are 1) Mike’s writing set up 2) That Steinberger …

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Ticket – MM – The Playhouse – Edinburgh – 17th March - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at The Playhouse in Edinburgh, Scotland on the 17th March 1989 (Many thanks to Gerry for this ticket)

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Ticket – MM – Newcastle City Hall – 18th March - 1989

The Living Years Tour A ticket for the show at The Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle, England on the 18th March 1989 (Many thanks to George German for this ticket)

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Mike and The Mechanics – interview – NME 18th March - 1989

An interview with Mike Rutheford of the Mechanics in New Musical Express on the 18th March 1989. (Many thanks to Jeff Kaa for this item and many others)

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Ticket – MM – The Hammersmith Odeon – 19th March - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, England on the 19th March 1989 (Many thanks to Robert Wilson for this ticket and …

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Ticket – Holiday Star Theatre – Merrillville – 20th April - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at The Holiday Star Theatre in Merrillville, Indiana – USA on the 20th April 1989. (Many thanks to M.Kenyon for this …

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Press sheet – The Living Years goes GOLD – USA tour to start in Florida – 20th March - 1989

This is a press sheet from Atlantic Records, it is talking about the Living Years album going GOLD in terms of Sales in America. There is an announcement of the …

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Ticket – MM – The Universal Amphitheatre – Los Angles – 26th April - 1989

The Living Years tour (1989) A ticket for the show at The Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angles, California, USA on the 26th April 1989 (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for …

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Single – MM – Nobody Knows / Why Me – plus press sheet - 1989

The Mike and The Mechanics single Nobody Knows / Why Me ( 7 Inch ) with German promo sheet. Taken from the album “The Living Years” this single was the …

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Press sheet – Mike and The Mechanics – Press sheet – Atlantic Records – 4th June - 1989

A press sheet written by Atlantic Records about Mike and the Mechanics. Announcements: Mike and The Mechanics play the Universal Amphitheatre The Living Years goes RIAA Gold New single “Nobody …

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Keyboard – Paul Carrack and Adrian Lee July - 1989

  Paul Carrack and Adrian Lee of Mike and The Mechanics are interviewed in this issue of Keyboard, an interesting feature complete with a few photos and useful facts.

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Ticket – MM – Pine Knob Music Theatre – Clarkston – 10th August - 1989

The Living Years tour A ticket for the show at the Pine Knob Music Theatre, Clarkston, Michigan, USA on the 10th August 1989. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for this …

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Ticket – MM – Poplar Creek – Illinois – 13th August - 1989

The Living Years Tour This is a ticket for the show at The Poplar Creek, Hoffman Estates, Illinois, USA on the 13th August 1989. (Many thanks to Mark Kenyon for …

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2014

The Living Years – Deluxe Remaster 2014 version - 2014

The Living Years Deluxe was released on the 20th January 2014, for reasons only known to Mike Rutherford there is not a Surround Sound version of this Remaster. Produced by …

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Mike Rutherford on BBC Breakfast Discussing his New Book - 2014

Mike discusses his time in the band and his new book on BBC’s Breakfast Air Date: 21st January Channel: BBC One Show: Breakfast Presenter: Bill Turnbull and Louise Minchin Source: …

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