Tag Archives: Andy Fraser

Album Review: Frankie Miller – The Rock (1975)


Unlike his first two albums Frankie Miller’s third album “The Rock” featured his own backing band so was marketed as being by The Frankie Miller Band rather than as a solo release. Recorded in sight of the famous Alcatraz prison … Continue reading

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Album Review: Saint Jude – Diary Of A Soul Fiend (2010)


Ever wondered what Free, The Rolling Stones or The Faces would have sounded like with a cross between Maggie Bell, Aretha Franklin and a more tuneful Janis Joplin fronting them. Well if you have you can find out now ….. and … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Frankie Miller – Standing On The Edge (1982)


Frankie Miller’s eighth solo album “Standing On The Edge” was his first away from the Chrysalis label and was also at that point his rockiest and most polished effort. The bar room backing or stripped back blues and soul of … 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 Reviews: Frankie Miller – Highlife (1974)


After Frankie Miller had recorded his debut album “Once in a Blue Moon”, with pub rockers Brinsley Schwartz, record company Chrysalis decided that what he really needed to bring out the best in his talents was a producer. Miller suggested … Continue reading

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The Free Story: A review of the studio albums recorded by Free.


  Tons of Sobs (1969) The title of Free’s first album ‘Tons Of Sobs’ is both a term for delta blues wailing and a cockney term for loads of money, which is ironic considering the album only cost about £800 … Continue reading

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