Category Archives: Acoustic

Martin Leedham’s All Time Album Chart (A work in progress)


https://rateyourmusic.com/list/MartinLeedham/martin_leedhams_all_time_album_chart__a_work_in_progress__updated_19th_january_2014__now_including_reviews__/ UPDATE 20TH JULY 2014 As my ratings and reviews seem to have been included on some other sites (including Wikipedia) thought I would update the current chart. Remember it’s a work in progress so there are quite a lot … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Jonathan Edwards – Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboy (1972)


After the unexpected success of his self titled debut album and the two hits it spawned Jonathan Edwards left the city and took himself off to a remote farm in western Massachusetts to write the material for his second album. … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jonathan Edwards – Jonathan Edwards (1971)


Jonathan Edwards is another one of those artists I discovered by accident. Basically I bought a record collection off an antique dealer friend of mine who didn’t really know what to do with it. Everything I hadn’t got that looked … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lene Marlin – Playing My Game (1999)


During the back end of the nineties I really began to get into the new wave of female singer/songwriters. There seemed to be a load of them around all of a sudden. Of course in reality there has always been … Continue reading

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Album Review: Ane Brun – A Temporary Dive (2005)


‘A Temporary Dive’ is a short ten track album that leaves you feeling relaxed if slightly melancholy. She certainly reminds me of Jewel in her vocal style but the overall feel of the album is more akin to something you … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jonatha Brooke – The Works (2008)


“The Works” is another great set of songs from the criminally under exposed Jonatha Brooke even if it is a little bit of a strange project. I say strange because Jonatha, who is a great lyricist in her own right, … Continue reading

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Album Review: James Taylor – James Taylor (1968)


James Taylor is yet another one of those artists I have only got around to investigating in the last couple of years and I have to say he is growing on me more and more with time. The story surrounding … Continue reading

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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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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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