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Alan's Album Archives Crossword #2! (2016)

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Across
  1. 4. The Beatles had this many days a week and The Byrds were this many miles high (5)
  2. 7. Bridge Over Troubled -----Of Love (5) (Simon and Garfunkel/Dire Straits)
  3. 8. Red Bull is supposed to give you these, a post-Beatles McCartney too (5)
  4. 10. George Harrison rode a dark one and Neil Young a crazy one (5)
  5. 12. You know she makes you want to Shout! (4)
  6. 13. A Hard Day's ----- In White Satin (5) (Beatles/Moody Blues)
  7. 14. Lady -------(7) Rigby (Lindisfarne/Beatles)
  8. 15. A five-star band featuring five stars whose symbol is also a five-pointed star (9)
  9. 18. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club ----(4) On The Run (Beatles/Wings)
  10. 23. How many ccs does it take to not be in love? (3)
  11. 25. The alien species from the AAA April Fool's editions (ha, good luck getting this one - maybe it will make somebody read them for a change!) (11)
  12. 26. Why don't we do it here?, it's long and winding and Cat Stevens is on it to find out (4)
  13. 28. ---- (4) and let die, forever, or performing in concert? (Wings/Oasis)
  14. 29. Marrakesh -------o Love (7) (CSN/Dire Straits)
  15. 30. Otis is sitting by the dock of the ---, wasting time (3)
  16. 31. Home city of The Beatles and The Searchers (9)
  17. 33. The Faces aren't big they're -----(5)
  18. 34. Sugar and ----- Girls, easily the world's worst kung-fu tramp-kicking band (5)
  19. 37. Otis, Nelson, Lefty and Lucky (aka George, Bob, Tom and Jeff) all travelled in disguise as these wilful creatures (7)
  20. 38. ---(3), Jude, we're The Monkees (Beatles/Monkees)
  21. 39. '------' Submarine mixed with '----' Meanies = a Village ----- preservation society (5) (Beatles/Kinks)
  22. 41. Home city of The Kinks, The Who and The Rolling Stones (6)
  23. 42. Neil's not old (well he is, a bit!), he's ----- (5)
Down
  1. 1. What first name links members of The Beatles, The Who, The Searchers and The Kinks? (4)
  2. 2. AAA Youtube Videos: Not John Paul, George and Ringo but Max, Lawrence, RumBearBear and ----- (5)
  3. 3. A Rolling -----(5) gathers lots of hit records
  4. 5. Give this a chance, perhaps played on pipes, while on a train (5) (Lennon/McCartney/Cat Stevens)
  5. 6. Milk, Peace, Silver, Yesterday's...They're all forms of what transport (5) Clue: destination possibly Clarksville -or maybe Terrapin (Jefferson Airplane/Cat Stevens/Rolling Stones/Byrds/Monkees/Grateful Dead)
  6. 7. The ---(3), a band with an identity crisis
  7. 8. I am The ------(6) No, that's not a chance to insult me, it's a Beatles B-side from 1967!
  8. 9. The Grateful Dead's China Cats and Beach Boys both picked this plant (9)
  9. 11. Pleasant Valley ------(6) Morning Call (Monkees/Oasis)
  10. 13. Home city of The Animals, Dire Straits and Lindisfarne (9)
  11. 15. Days of Future ----(4) Masters (Moody Blues/Beatles compilation)
  12. 16. Alan's Album -------- (8) - there, that should give you a nice easy one to start with!
  13. 17. The Who by this and Cat Stevens' Pythagorean Theory Tale would have done really well at maths in school ------ (6)
  14. 18. The Notorious Byrd --------(8) In Arms (Byrds/Dire Straits)
  15. 19. Do You remember the days of Cat Steven, Paul Simon and Julio down by here? (10)
  16. 20. Home city of The Hollies and Oasis (10)
  17. 21. I'm sure this band are alien despite what they say - anyway they're out of my 'league'! (5)
  18. 22. Buffalo -----------(11), Dusty's younger brothers?
  19. 23. Ruby -------(7) Afternoon (Rolling Stones/Moody Blues)
  20. 24. The nickname of the album officially titled 'The Beatles' (1968) and The Hollies' Long Cool woman in this colour dress mixed together makes = 'Only Shades of ----' by The Monkees (1967) (4)
  21. 27. '--- Balloon' by The Small Faces (1968) and The Moody ----s' mixed together makes---- rain' a Prince cover by The Hollies (1993) (6)
  22. 30. Sebastian's feeling sinister or maybe feeding his tiger some milk, so this must be -----(5)
  23. 32. The Grateful Dead were in it in 1987, Pink Floyd too via earth satellite in 1973 and The Hollies on a long road in 1971 (4)
  24. 35. What first name links members of The Beatles, Oasis, Simon and/or Garfunkel and Jefferson Airplane? (4)
  25. 36. Stevens loved his dog even though he was a ---(3)
  26. 40. The band named after Syd Barrett's favourite blues acts, Pink Andersen and the -----(5) Council
  27. 43. Johnny B ---- (4) Vibrations (Beatles, Searchers and Beach Boys cover/Beach Boys)