Tag Archives: Rainbow

Album Review: Gary Moore – Corridors of Power (1982)


Just heard the very sad news that Gary Moore died earlier today. A great guitarist and songwriter who always put on a good live show every time I saw him. This is my only published review of any of Gary’s solo … Continue reading

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Album Review: Widowmaker – Too Late To Cry (1977)


Initially billed as a supergroup for the late seventies Widowmaker bowed out once and for all with this mediocre 1977 offering. The supergroup tag was always going to be difficult to live up to as none of them exactly had … Continue reading

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Album Review: Blackmore’s Night – Secret Voyage (2008)


I have to admit that I was one of the doubters who didn’t believe Blackmore’s Night would last this long. Along with many I thought Blackmore would play around with it for a few years before getting bored. How wrong … Continue reading

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Pots of Gold. The studio recordings of Rainbow reviewed: Part Two – The Roger Glover Years


  Down To Earth (1979) I’m sure most of you reading this are more than well aware of Ritchie Blackmore’s penchant for totally taking his band to pieces and re-inventing it. Well, come the back end of 1978 he had … Continue reading

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Pots of Gold. The studio recordings of Rainbow reviewed: Part One – The Dio Years


  Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow (1975) When Ritchie Blackmore grew tired of the increasing amount of funk being put into Deep Purple he decided to record a solo album. Apparently he would sit in the studio during the rehearsals and recording … Continue reading

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