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MARCO PICCIONI TRIO Far

MARCO PICCIONI TRIO Far

Album Review for the Marco Piccioni Trio's album Far. The Marco Piccioni Trio blends the warm sound of Blues Rock with the Contemporary European Jazz flavours. Original songs and instrumentals drift through fast swing ostinatos, free improvisations, psychedelic shuffles and lazy, melancholic 12bar cycles. To read the review by The Bishop please click on this link.

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MARTIN SIMPSON & DOM FLEMONS  Ever Popular Favourites

MARTIN SIMPSON & DOM FLEMONS Ever Popular Favourites

Mr Martin Simpson and Mr Dom Flemons proudly present a selection of Ever Popular Favourites, released in 2016. This is the result of an EFDSS commission, both artists have been researching and exploring how folk songs travelled from England to North America and vice versa, changing shape as they journeyed.

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MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT Spike Driver Blues

MISSISSIPPI JOHN HURT Spike Driver Blues

The truly great Mississippi John Hurt (1893-1966) along with names such as Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and Son House are the foundation stones of the blues. This set contains his famed 1928 sessions for Okeh Records plus 6 bonus tracks from a later period have been added. Hear the tracks and read the review here.

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MICKY MOODY & BERNIE MARSDEN Real Faith

MICKY MOODY & BERNIE MARSDEN Real Faith

Known for their days in Whitesnake, Bernie & Mickey prove here that good old fashioned blues/rock is still King, having co-written the best tracks that Whitesnake ever did. This collection was originally released in 1995 as the album, 'Ozone Friendly', this version has been revamped and extra tracks inserted.

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MUDSLIDE CHARLEY New & Used

MUDSLIDE CHARLEY New & Used

MUDSLIDE CHARLEY New & Used. Club SHMED Studio. This is full of joy and fun the album has been dipped into the blues as heard in the undertones, but there is much more so this is a fresh modern and mainstream sound with a pop beat, hint of Latin and is a great clean listenable...

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MIKE OSBORN In The Dog House

MIKE OSBORN In The Dog House

MIKE OSBORN In The Dog House. Je Gagne Records. From the opening notes of Love Vs. Ego, I somehow knew I was going to enjoy this CD. Mike Osborn is an artist I’ve never heard before, and not to be confused with the Michael Osborn who played and toured with John Lee Hooker in the...

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MIGHTY MO RODGERS Mud ‘n Blood

MIGHTY MO RODGERS Mud ‘n Blood

MIGHTY MO RODGERS Mud ‘n Blood. Dixiefrog. The album is the sixth part of the Blues Journey where Mighty Mo Rodgers evokes the dark history of the Southern States, including the recalled memories of an uncle who spent twelve year’s on a chain gang and his own father who was born only twenty year’s after...

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MARCO’S POWER TRIO Marco’s Power Trio

MARCO’S POWER TRIO Marco’s Power Trio

MARCO’S POWER TRIO Marco’s Power Trio. Aenima Recordings Marco’s Power Trio is led by the guitarist and composer Marcus Roagna,.with strong support from bassist Fabricio El Coenda and powerhouse drummer John Joe Roma Romagnolo, who between them power along this 10 track album that ranges from blues rock, to country, funk, jazz and acoustic driven...

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MR. BO WEAVIL As A Striving Lonesome Bull

MR. BO WEAVIL As A Striving Lonesome Bull

MR BO WEAVIL As A Striving Lonesome Bull DixieFrog Matthieu Fromont – a.k.a. Mr Bo Weavil – used to front the down-home rocking French band Bo Weavil. The multi-instrumentalist is solo on this set, playing electric and acoustic guitars, banjo, bass, percussion, harmonica, flute, mouth-harp and I may have missed something… he also has a...

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MIKEY JUNIOR Travelling South

MIKEY JUNIOR Travelling South

MIKEY JUNIOR Travelling South 8th Train Records This CD gets off to a cracking start with the title song written by our very own British Blues father figure Mike Vernon, it is not a song I can recall being recorded by any other artist but it is a strong opener for this album, performed by...

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