Tag Archives: Americana

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: Patti Scialfa – Rumble Doll (1993)


Okay, first things first. When I picked this up in the £1 box at a record fair quite some years ago now I didn’t have a clue that this was the wife of Bruce Springsteen. Those that know me are … 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: Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (1977)


Well where do you start with this one. There has probably been as much written about this album as any ever recorded so the last thing the world needs is my opinion on it. But as it sits in the … Continue reading

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Album Review: David Vandervelde – The Moonstation House Band (2007) / Waiting For The Sunrise (2008)


 The Moonstation House Band (2007) The first two things that hit you about ‘The Moonstation House Band’ are the lo-fi production which I don’t like at all even though it seems to fit well here and the uncanny vocal resemblence … 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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