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Album Reviews: Paul Kossoff – Back Street Crawler (1973)


Free disbanded for the first time in 1971 due to growing friction between members of the band. Three spin off bands were created, Kossoff, Kirke, Tetsu and Rabbit by Paul Kossoff and Simon Kirke. Toby by Andy Fraser and Peace … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Rod Stewart – The Early Solo Years 1970-1978


An Old Raincoat Won’t Ever Let You Down (1970) Great rock anorak and author of the magnificent ‘Great Rock Discography’ Martin C Strong wrote in his biography of Rod Stewart that his was the biggest and possibly most tragic sell … Continue reading

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Album Review: Frankie Miller – Once In A Blue Moon (1973)


Frankie Miller may not have recorded his debut album ‘Once In A Blue Moon’ until late 1972 but by then he already had a huge reputation in live music circles and was seen by many as a superstar in waiting.  Millers Mother … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Butts Band – The Butts Band (1973)


In 1973 following the disappearance of Jim Morrison the remaining members of The Doors came to England in an attempt to find a replacement front man. Several vocalists were auditioned including Kevin Coyne and Jess Roden. However, the hot favourite … Continue reading

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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: Lowell George – Thanks I’ll Eat It Here (1979)


By the late seventies Lowell George was becoming increasingly disillusioned with the direction his band Little Feat were taking. He is on record as saying that the growing influence of jazz fusion from certain other members was having a detrimental … Continue reading

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Album Review: Jess Roden & The Humans – Jess Roden & The Humans (1995)


Time for another one of my stories folks. So if you are all sitting comfortably I’ll begin. It is 1996, a Saturday morning and we are soon to begin the bi-monthly pilgrimage to Goodison Park to watch the mighty Everton … Continue reading

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