Monthly Archives: May 2011

Album Reviews: Joe Cocker – With A Little Help From My Friends (1969)


Was there ever a more apt title for an album than this ? After years of playing Sheffield pubs and clubs and recording one flop single, as Vance Arnold for Decca, Joe Cocker was finally unleashed to the masses with … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Andrew Strong – Strong (1993)


Quite why Andrew Strong has not had a successful career is beyond me. He has one of the best blues soul voices of his generation and why he hasn’t got a CV of best selling albums is one of lifes … Continue reading

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Album Review: Patti Scialfa – Rumble Doll (1993)


Okay, first things first. When I picked this up in the £1 box at a record fair quite some years ago now I didn’t have a clue that this was the wife of Bruce Springsteen. Those that know me are … Continue reading

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Album Review: Frankie Miller – Full House (1977)


By mid 1976 Frankie Miller had three albums under his belt which despite their quality had failed to make much of an impact sales wise. Miller’s new manager Keith Reid, the former Procul Harum lyricist, was of the opinion that … Continue reading

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