Category Archives: Soul

Album Review: Steve Winwood – Junction Seven (1997)


After recording the Traffic album “Far From Home” Steve Winwood returned to his solo career with this much maligned 1997 offering “Junction Seven”. Being Winwood’s seventh solo album and the M6 motorway junction for his hometown of Birmingham it is … Continue reading

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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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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: 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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Album Review: Paul Young – No Parlez (1983)


Paul Young’s debut solo album was my guilty secret in 1983. Fronting a heavy rock band as I was at the time I wasn’t supposed to be listening to stuff like this. Blue eyed soul pop music but I was … Continue reading

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