Category: Album Reviews D

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DAVE FIELDS Unleashed

DAVE FIELDS Unleashed

Dave Fields new CD “UNLEASHED” is the next instalment in the evolution of a blues rock master and beyond. “UNLEASHED” features seven live cuts that capture the pure fire of Dave Fields live and seven studio cuts that expose ever more of Dave’s powerful, heart gripping songwriting. Make no mistake about it. The gloves come off on “UNLEASHED”.

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DANI DORCHIN One Man Band

DANI DORCHIN One Man Band

DANI DORCHIN One Man Band. Autoprod. This is one of those albums that take you back to the days of the old one man and a dog sort of raggy, bluesy thumping-along style of jangling blues. Not fully Jesse Fuller but aiming firmly in that direction. Dorchin is an Israeli-based troubadour who plays at times...

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DAN WEBSTER The Tin Man

DAN WEBSTER The Tin Man

DAN WEBSTER The Tin Man. Paper Plane Records. Here is a lyricist who can play his instruments with aplomb, and has written songs which resonate to life and is vocally, a joy to listen to. Webster has been on the music scene for some time but does not have the credit his work demands. That...

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DUNCAN STREET Baptized By The Blues

DUNCAN STREET Baptized By The Blues

DUNCAN STREET Baptized By The Blues 15 South Records Dave Duncan blues guitarist and Stan Street Harp and Percussion have collaborated on the album producing some blues that is heart-warming and has the approach ‘let’s not over complicate what works’. Baptized By The Blues, is an album that brings the blues to you the whole...

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DENNIS JOHNSON Slide Avenue

DENNIS JOHNSON Slide Avenue

DENNIS JOHNSON Slide Avenue Independent This album basically does what it says on the tin, numerous blues styles, the common denominator being the excellent guitar work. On opener Swingin’ At The Savoy guitarist/vocalist Johnson gives us a swing track featuring Sam Levine on sax, Tim Metz on drums and David O’Keefe on bass, augmented with...

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DELANEY BRAMLETT Some Things Coming / Mobius Strip

DELANEY BRAMLETT Some Things Coming / Mobius Strip

DELANEY BRAMLETT Some Things Coming / Mobius Strip Up Sounds Another re-issue, this time with two solo albums from ‘72 and ‘73. Nineteen tracks in total, the first album being totally written by Delaney (apart from the traditional Down By The Riverside) and the second being co-written with Doug Gilmour. Both albums have as one...

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DEBBIE BOND & the TRUDATS That Thing Called Love

DEBBIE BOND & the TRUDATS That Thing Called Love

DEBBIE BOND & the TRUDATS That Thing Called Love Blues Root Productions This seems to be the first album from Debbie and the band, and it is a 9 track offering, (actually only 8 songs, as one gets a reworking) all but two of the numbers are self-penned and stand up well to close scrutiny,...

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DAVE GOODMAN No Rest For The Wicked

DAVE GOODMAN No Rest For The Wicked

DAVE GOODMAN No Rest For The Wicked Acoustic Music Records Upon first listen to the opening track Nothin’ But Bad, I couldn’t help but think as my heart sank, that this was a cross somewhere between Ralph McTell and Pete Seeger. Acoustic guitar, banjo and a distinct Folk feel to that song. My feeling changed...

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DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN Circus Life

DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN Circus Life

DAN BAIRD & HOMEMADE SIN Circus Life Jerkin’ Crocus Promotions These guys are 75% of the original Georgia Satellites and 25% of Jason & The Scorchers which info should give a clue to this band’s music – loud, sweaty, shit kicking, good time rock ‘n’ roll which, if you are old enough, will immediately transport you...

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DERRINGER Live In Cleveland

DERRINGER Live In Cleveland

DERRINGER – Live In Cleveland Floating World Records 2CD set It’s September 1978, and we’re in Cleveland’s premier rock venue, the smoky, boozy Agora Club. For those of you not au fait with the Derringer legend, you have to go back to the mid-1960s and a band called The McCoys, responsible for that perennial hit,...