Monthly Archives: November 2010

Album Review: Jonatha Brooke & The Story – Plumb (1995)


Isn’t it amazing how you can accidentally stumble upon someone and they can instantly be propelled into your top echelon of artistes. So how did I get into Jonatha Brooke then. Well it was a strange journey but I’m glad … Continue reading

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Fancy: A forgotten band of the seventies reviewed.


  Wild Thing (1974) Fancy are another one of those long lost gems of the seventies. A virtually unheard of British band that was almost created by accident yet enjoyed the success of two top twenty singles in America The … Continue reading

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Album Review: Paloma Faith – Do You Want the Truth or Something Beautiful (2009)


It is impossible to review ‘Do You Want The Truth Or Something Beautiful’ without making the obvious comparisons to Duffy and Amy Winehouse so I’ll get that bit out of the way first by stating that I found the Duffy … Continue reading

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Album Review: Tom Jones – 24 Hours (2008)


Well here’s a turn up for the books. Me owning a Tom Jones album ….. surely not. Well how’s about this for an even bigger turn up. Me liking a Tom Jones album ……. no I hear you cry, what … Continue reading

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Album Review: Edwina Hayes – Out On My Own (2005) / Pour Me A Drink (2007)


As many of us are eagerly awaiting our copies of the new Edwina Hayes album ‘Good Things Happen Over Coffee’ to arrive I thought this may be a good opportununity to remind readers old and new just how good the first … Continue reading

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Album Review: Bernie Marsden – Stacks (2005)


I was going to start this review by suggesting that Bernie Marsden was one of those unfortunate souls who has never really been given the credit he deserved as one of Britains finest blues rock guitarists. But then I recalled … Continue reading

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Album review: The Hoochie Coochie Men Featuring Jon Lord – Danger, White Men Dancing (2007)


Well a what a surprise this was. I thought it would be good having already heard the live offering from a few years before but honestly never expected it to be as good as this. Right from the very first … Continue reading

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