Tag Archives: Whitesnake

Album Review: Babe Ruth – Kid’s Stuff (1976) or A rant on the demise of the record industry !


This was initially going to be a review of the album but it turned into more of a rant about the demise of record shops and good record companies. Given the way things have gone lately I think it is … Continue reading

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Album Reviews: Alaska – Heart of the Storm (1984) / The Pack (1985)


Bernie Marsden left Whitesnake after (or during depending on who you believe) the Saints & Sinners album. That band were never the same again as they lost one of their three main songwriting forces. The fact that Bernie Marsden has … Continue reading

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Album Review: Snafu – Snafu (1973)


Snafu were formed in late 1972 by former Procul Harum and Freedom man Bobby Harrison. Harrison was Harum’s drummer on the hit ‘Whiter Shade of Pale’ but he and guitarist Ray Royer were kicked out of the band soon after. … 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: 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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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 Review: Thunder – Back Street Symphony (1990)


  Guitarist Luke Morley, singer Danny Bowes and drummer Gary ‘Harry’ James emerged from the wreckage of Terraplane in 1989 and after enlisting bassist Mark Luckhurst and keyboard and some time guitarist Ben Matthews emerged as Thunder. Thus creating one of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell (1980)


In early 1979 Ozzy Osbourne’s behaviour became too much for the rest of Black Sabbath, and Tony Iommi in particular, to tolerate and it was clear something would have to give. Over a year had been wasted in drug fuelled … 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 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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