Tag Archives: Jess Roden

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: 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: 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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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 Reviews: Kev Moore – Blue Odyssey (2010)


Kev Moore is a Chesterfield born musician who, although being primarily known as a bass player and vocalist with bands such as Graham Oliver’s Saxon, BC Sweet, Tubeless Hearts, Christie and The Gonads, is a heavily talented multi instrumentalist with a … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Cohen Brothers – This Is Life (2011)


I’ve made this statement somewhere before but it won’t hurt to make it again here, so excuse the self plagiarism if you will. Some of us spend most, if not all, of our spare time searching out great music both old and … 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: 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 Review: Trapeze – You Are The Music … We’re Just The Band (1972)


It took a full two years for Trapeze to release this follow up to the critically acclaimed “Medusa”. A long gap, particularly in a time where three albums over two years was a standard record deal. To put this in … 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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