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Greg Healey

Greg Healey is a British author, music journalist and musician. He is the author of the acclaimed popular history book Not In Front of the Children: Hidden Histories In Kids’ TV, which was a Spectator magazine Book of the Year 2018, the Shindig! magazine Book of the Year 2018, and a Goldmine magazine Book of the Year 2018. Not In Front of the Children: Hidden Histories In Kids’ TV was described by Julie Burchill as “a social history of great depth and erudition”.

He is the author of Black Sabbath: Magic Myth & Mayhem and was the co-author of the biography Sharp! Flicknife Records and Other Adventures, with its subject Frenchy Gloder.

Greg has been writing about music and broader cultural issues for over ten years. He has been a regular contributor of features, interviews and reviews to Shindig! magazine since 2014, was a staff writer for the American magazine Redefine and the Creative Commons music bible, Phlow.

Greg also releases music, under the name the Lounge Bar Orchestra, through the Fruits de Mer record label. A celebration of the golden age of TV and film music, from the late 1960s and early 1970s, the Lounge Bar Orchestra has been described as “music I could live inside” and “a fine evocation of the classic TV themes/library music sound, done by someone with a clear love for those scores”.