Category Archives: Blues

Album Review: Burton Cummings – Dream Of A Child (1978)


After two solo albums Burton Cummings decided the time was right to try his hand at producing his own album. Calling on friendships and contacts made during his ten years as a recording artist, mostly with The Guess Who, he found … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Cohen Brothers – This Is Life (2011)


I’ve made this statement somewhere before but it won’t hurt to make it again here, so excuse the self plagiarism if you will. Some of us spend most, if not all, of our spare time searching out great music both old and … Continue reading

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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 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: 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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