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WALTER TROUT To Release Ordinary Madness

WALTER TROUT To Release Ordinary Madness

Walter Trout returns with his brand new studio album Ordinary Madness, which will be released on 28th August via Provogue. For Walter Trout, there is no ‘us’ and ‘them’. Across his five-decade career, the great US bluesman’s music has always been a lifeline and...

In Conversation With DON MCLEAN

In Conversation With DON MCLEAN

Don McLean - American Pie by Iain Patience. Don McLean. Is hardly known for his blues work or output. But as the guy who wrote one of the most important songs of a generation, around fifty years ago, with ‘American Pie,’ he hit the global charts, the airwaves and the...

Q&A with 8 BALL AITKEN

Q&A with 8 BALL AITKEN

An interview with 8 Ball Aitken by Colin Campbell. Images by Toby Kroner. YOU DEVELOP YOUR OWN THING! His new release Swamp Blues 2, is a follow on from his much-acclaimed Swamp Blues release. This is his eleventh release and for it, he assembled a band of top-notch...

THE TODD SHARPVILLE BAND & The Sharpville Show

THE TODD SHARPVILLE BAND & The Sharpville Show

Sharper Than Most by Iain Patience. With lockdown still in place, despite the gradual and expected easing of terms in the near future, we’re all getting used to the lack of gigs, festivals and events that usually carry blues-fans through the sweaty days of summer. And...

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