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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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Album Review: Cry of Love – Brother (1993)


Q: What do you get if you take a big musical melting pot, throw in a huge chunk of Free and Bad Company, a bit of Led Zeppelin, a smattering of AC/CD riffage, some Deep Purple musical structure and top … 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: Blackmore’s Night – Secret Voyage (2008)


I have to admit that I was one of the doubters who didn’t believe Blackmore’s Night would last this long. Along with many I thought Blackmore would play around with it for a few years before getting bored. How wrong … 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 Reviews: Tommy Bolin – Teaser (1975) / Private Eyes (1976)


I can’t believe it is three years since I wrote the following reviews of Tommy’s two solo albums. Such a lot, both good and bad, has happened to me since that at times it seems like yesterday and at others … 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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