Rock My World Canada, chapter 150: Nash the Slash

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James Jeffrey “Jeff” Plewman better known by his stage name Nash the Slash, was a multi-instrumentalist, known primarily for playing electric violin and mandolin, as well as harmonica, keyboards, glockenspiel, and other instruments. Nash worked as a solo artist beginning in 1975, founding the progressive rock band FM in 1976. Soon after releasing the band’s first album, Black Noise in 1977, he left to resume his solo career. On May 10, 2014, Nash died at his home in Toronto at age 66, from a suspected heart attack.

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Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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