Tag Archives: Jon Lord

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: Sam Brown – Box (1997)


As the daughter of rock and roll nice guy Joe Brown and the superb vocalist Vicki Brown, Sam Brown was always going to be a rather special talent. But rather than take the gilt edged pop route that could have easily … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Jon Lord – Pictured Within (1998)


Regular readers of my musical musings will know that quite often on a lengthy review I will delve into each track and attempt to describe to you, the reader, what is going on. Usually on the assumption that you may not … 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: 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 Review: Graham Bonnet – Line Up (1981)


Following his brief spell in Rainbow Graham Bonnet took full advantage of his newly acquired rock audience and put out this 1981 solo offering. ‘Line- Up’ came complete with a who’s who of guest musicians and a Rainbow coloured backdrop … Continue reading

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Album Review: Green Bullfrog – Bullfrog (1971)


  Music collecting is a funny old business and sometimes you get hold of something that remains totally unique and unequalled with a feel that is just never replicated anywhere. Thats the way with Green Bullfrog. Ever since I first … Continue reading

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Album review: The Hoochie Coochie Men Featuring Jon Lord – Danger, White Men Dancing (2007)


Well a what a surprise this was. I thought it would be good having already heard the live offering from a few years before but honestly never expected it to be as good as this. Right from the very first … Continue reading

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Snakebites. A review of the studio albums of Whitesnake: Part One – The Classic Years


  Trouble (1978) This was the first proper full length Whitesnake album. ‘Snakebite’ was originally a four track EP and had four tracks from Coverdale’s solo album ‘Northwinds’ added to make it up to album length for release outside of … Continue reading

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The studio recordings of Deep Purple: Part Five 1996 onwards. The Morse era


  Purpendicular (1996) So by the time 1996 came along Blackmore had gone. Dixie Dreggs man Steve Morse took over the stage left position after Joe Satriani had kept it warm for a while and we all wondered if a … Continue reading

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