Tag Archives: Free

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 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: Rival Sons – Pressure and Time (2011)


This is another one of those reviews that I have been dithering over for a while. You know the way it is …… any old excuse to put it off. Being talked into letting other albums jump the queue and … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Jess Roden – Jess Roden (1974)


Kidderminster born Jess Roden began his recording career with The Alan Bown Set and sang on their single ‘Emergency 999’, a track which made them stars on the Northern Soul scene for a short while. When Roden left after recording the album “The Alan … Continue reading

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Album Review: Back Street Crawler – Second Street (1976)


Such is the way with life that when you think things are on the up and you are finally heading into some clear water a huge great tidal wave comes along and turns your world upside down all over again. … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Joe Bonamassa – The Ballad of John Henry (2009)


Following the success of his “Sloe Gin” and “Live From Nowhere In Particular” albums Joe Bonamassa returned to the studio with producer Kevin Shirley and came up with another exciting quality mixture of originals and covers in the shape of … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Paul Rodgers – Now (1997)


After a period in the relative doldrums the mid nineties saw Paul Rodgers return to the forefront of world rock with numerous tours following on from the huge success of the Grammy nominated “Muddy Water Blues” album and a live mini album … Continue reading

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