Tag Archives: Folk

Album Reviews: Jonatha Brooke – Back In The Circus (2004)


First thing to point out here is that I am rating and reviewing the UK release of this album which is slightly different to the original US version. The differences are the removal of the three cover versions which have … Continue reading

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Album Review: Stephanie Kirkham – That Girl (2003)


The female singer songwriter market is a crowded one to say the least, my ever increasing pile of ‘to be reviewed’ albums is testament to that, and finding something to lift you above the ordinary is no easy task for … Continue reading

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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 – III (1970)


After recording two albums and being constantly on tour for the whole of their first year together Zeppelin decided to take a slightly more leisurely approach to recording their third album, the unimaginatively entitled III. Whilst the first album had … Continue reading

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Album Review: Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin (1969)


When The Yardbirds finally fell apart in the summer of 1968 Jimmy Page, along with bassist Chris Dreja, was told to fulfill the bands commitments using other musicians. Page firstly approached vocalist Terry Reid but he declined and suggested a singer he … Continue reading

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Album Review: Joe Bonamassa – Sloe Gin (2007)


I have long admired the talent of Joe Bonamassa and his albums have nestled quite happily here amongst the others at Leedham Towers for a while now. And they have been getting the customary periodic airings that most good albums do. But I have … Continue reading

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Album Review: Mim Grey – Grey Matters (2010)


When this arrived for appraisal here at Leedham Towers my first reaction on looking at the packaging, which I have to say is excellent, was that here was another American country rock crossover singer. So imagine my surprise when the … Continue reading

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