Tag Archives: Paul Kossoff

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 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 – Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute To Muddy Waters (1993)


Whilst the late sixties and seventies were kind to Paul Rodgers the eighties and early nineties were someting of a mixed bag. Bad Company stuttered to a halt in 1982 with the largely disappointing Rough Diamonds. A self indulgent solo … Continue reading

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Album Review: Saint Jude – Diary Of A Soul Fiend (2010)


Ever wondered what Free, The Rolling Stones or The Faces would have sounded like with a cross between Maggie Bell, Aretha Franklin and a more tuneful Janis Joplin fronting them. Well if you have you can find out now ….. and … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Frankie Miller – Standing On The Edge (1982)


Frankie Miller’s eighth solo album “Standing On The Edge” was his first away from the Chrysalis label and was also at that point his rockiest and most polished effort. The bar room backing or stripped back blues and soul of … Continue reading

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