What can I tell you? I’ve been a fan of Emmylou Harris since I first saw The Last Waltz at the cinema in 1979 and Rodney…Continue
Posted on May 19, 2013 at 7:00am
There are very few singers or bands that have a 100% distinctive Trademark sound; but The Mavericks achieved that very early in their career and in the UK you still can’t go to a Wedding without being corralled onto the dance-floor as soon as you hear the opening bars to Dance The Night Away.
After breaking up in 2004 lead singer and songwriter, Raul pursued a successful solo career visiting the UK several times…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2013 at 8:00am
For what it’s worth; long may they run.
Crosby, Still, Nash and Young have been a part of my musical life since my early teenage years with my brother wearing out his first copy of DÉJÀ VU on the family radiogram. Subsequently I’ve become a tireless fan of Mr. Young and adding tracks from the others to VA recordings for sunny days in the garden. So; it was with some trepidation when I agreed to review this tribute album; as I know CSN&Y…Continue
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 6:00am
As part of my job I go to see a lot of concerts featuring established artists and bands; and occasionally I get a little when I see two or three gigs a week. But, every so often I go to young, local bands and get my love of Rock and Roll music restored simply by the energy and passion I see and hear on stage. Tonight was such a night.
I’d seen the first band, Lilliput, just before Christmas and thought they had potential, especially as that venue had terrible acoustics.…Continue
Posted on May 12, 2013 at 4:00pm