Tag Archives: David Coverdale

Album Review: Blackmore’s Night – Shadow Of The Moon (1997)


The Deep Purple musical family story is full of controversy and events upon which many of their followers have differing opinions. Ian Gillan and Roger Glover arriving whilst Nick Simper and Rod Evans were still on board and the subsequent departure … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Presence (1976)


In early August 1975 Robert Plant sustained serious injuries in a car crash on the Greek Island of Rhodes and subsequently the world tour which was due to start at the end of the month had to be cancelled. Plant went to Malibu to … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Jimmy Helms – Songs I Sing (1975)


I first became aware of Jimmy Helms when I heard his contributions to Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover’s solo album ‘The Butterfly Ball’ and Eddie Hardin’s ‘Wizard’s Convention’. On both of those recordings Jimmy Helms’ singing was soulful, deep and … Continue reading

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Album Review: Fastway – Fastway (1983) / All Fired Up (1984)


Fastway (1983)   I was never a Motorhead fan, and nor am I ever likely to be, so I never really had any great expectations for this album despite all the hype at the time. And those of us that … Continue reading

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Album Review: Thunder – Back Street Symphony (1990)


  Guitarist Luke Morley, singer Danny Bowes and drummer Gary ‘Harry’ James emerged from the wreckage of Terraplane in 1989 and after enlisting bassist Mark Luckhurst and keyboard and some time guitarist Ben Matthews emerged as Thunder. Thus creating one of … 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 Review: Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti (1975)


The recording sessions for Led Zeppelin’s sixth studio album “Physical Graffiti” initially began at Headley Grange in Hampshire, England as early as November 1973. However these sessions were quickly aborted when John Paul Jones expressed his desire to leave the … Continue reading

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