Monthly Archives: October 2011

Album Reviews: Joe Bonamassa – The Ballad of John Henry (2009)


Following the success of his “Sloe Gin” and “Live From Nowhere In Particular” albums Joe Bonamassa returned to the studio with producer Kevin Shirley and came up with another exciting quality mixture of originals and covers in the shape of … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Paul Rodgers – Now (1997)


After a period in the relative doldrums the mid nineties saw Paul Rodgers return to the forefront of world rock with numerous tours following on from the huge success of the Grammy nominated “Muddy Water Blues” album and a live mini album … Continue reading

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Album Review: Joe Bonamassa – Sloe Gin (2007)


I have long admired the talent of Joe Bonamassa and his albums have nestled quite happily here amongst the others at Leedham Towers for a while now. And they have been getting the customary periodic airings that most good albums do. But I have … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: The Law – The Law (1991)


The Law is definately Paul Rodgers most little know project it is also quite possibly his most misunderstood. The idea behind The Law was almost certainly for Rodgers to get the hunger back and start singing again. He had spent pretty much … Continue reading

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Album Review: Mim Grey – Grey Matters (2010)


When this arrived for appraisal here at Leedham Towers my first reaction on looking at the packaging, which I have to say is excellent, was that here was another American country rock crossover singer. So imagine my surprise when the … Continue reading

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Album Review: Diane Birch – Bible Belt (2009)


Anyone who is described as a cross between Phoebe Snow and Laura Nyro is always going to be of interest to me but before one complete run through of “Bible Belt” it is clear that Diane Birch is far more … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Paul Rodgers – Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute To Muddy Waters (1993)


Whilst the late sixties and seventies were kind to Paul Rodgers the eighties and early nineties were someting of a mixed bag. Bad Company stuttered to a halt in 1982 with the largely disappointing Rough Diamonds. A self indulgent solo … Continue reading

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