Author: Byron Wilkins

Godmothers of Chick Rock

Beat Club Un-edited Video Released!

The Beat Club’s YouTube channel has posted the entire, un-edited video of Fanny performing many of their songs in their studio. The video has a blue-screen background that the studio would later on superimpose (key) in wild, psychedelic videos and logos behind the performances. Well worth watching the entire 36 minute video as this is…
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New Fanny Musical Coming To The Stage!

THE STORY OF FANNY TO COME TO THE STAGE IN AN ORIGINAL MUSICAL, PLAY LIKE A GIRL: THE AMAZING LIFE & TIMES OF A BAND NAMED FANNY, WRITTEN BY JESSICA HAGEDORN AND COMMISSIONED BY TWO RIVER THEATER Press Contacts: Stephanie Coen, Associate Artistic Director scoen@trtc.org or 732.936.8829 Cassie Galasetti, Social Sidekick cassie@socialsidekickmedia.com or 732.822.9861 FOR…
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Classic Rock Magazine Article

This article was originally published on the Classic Rock website and we are presenting a small sampling here. Click here to view the original. Fanny: The Untold Story Of The Original Queens Of Noise By Geoff Barton September 04, 2015 Classic Rock   They may have been overshadowed by The Runaways, but nobody did it quite like Fanny, the original…
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2018 She Rocks Awards

Fanny alumnae Jean Millington-Adamian, June Millington, Brie Darling, Patti Quatro, and Alice de Buhr are among the Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) 2018 She Rocks Awards honorees. The She Rocks Awards pay tribute to women in the music industry. It’s great to see members of Fanny receiving this award! Nickey is not mentioned because the…
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Fanny’s French TV Appearance!

Sometime in 1972 or so, I would guess, Fanny appeared on a French TV show that featured Bertha and Fanny in interviews and live on-stage footage. The audio quality of these old TV shows is somewhat less than desirable but still good to hear. Great little interview at the end of the clip as well…
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Order June Millington’s New Book

June Millington has written an extensive autobiography about her life and career in music, including her years in Fanny. The book is available to be ordered now on June’s Institute for Musical Arts (IMA) website. The $60 price (plus shipping) includes a nice donation to IMA. It’s a fantastic read and an invaluable insight to the…
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Rare 1971 Fanny Interview

Tomorrow! A rare 1971 radio interview with the members of Fanny will be released the fine folks at From the Vault Radio. In addition, there will be new material from Alice, June and Jean as they add their perspectives some 43 years later. The first playback will be at 2:00 PM PT/4:00 PM CT/5:00 PM…
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Fanny Reunion!

Friday and Saturday, February 22nd and 23rd of 2013, three of the four original members of Fanny reunited to re-record two Fanny tunes for an upcoming documentary. June, Jean and Alice gathered at June’s IMA recording studio in Goshen, MA to record “Cat Fever” and “Borrowed Time” for Jennifer Lee’s film, “Feminist Stories from Women’s…
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Fanny Tea Commercial!

Fanny Fan Tim Disney sent in this message with a YouTube link: I run a film archive and came across an old cinema commercial that I wanted to know a bit more about. In th process of searching, I came across your site and have put a link to it in the video description on…
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Ms. Magazine Article by June

Hey, check it out!  June wrote an article for Ms. Magazine’s website called “You Never Heard of Fanny?” and it is an interesting read with some great background on the early days of her career.  It is a must read for Fanny fans!  Click here to read the article!