Author Archives: Tony

The Ballad Of Jethro Tull

 In addition to a massive 50th anniversary tour Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull has announced the first official book.‘The Ballad of Jethro Tull’— a lavishly illustrated history of the band  is now available. There are two editions of book one of … Continue reading

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Cream 1968 Farewell Tour Box Set Due

A four-disc box set of Cream’s farwell 1968 tour will feature previously unreleased concert recordings from 1968. Goodbye Tour Live 1968 features performances at the Oakland Coliseum Arena; the Forum in Los Angeles and the San Diego Sport Arena during their … Continue reading

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Swamp Pop Spectacular – London 19th April 2020

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Howlin’ Wolf Live At Big Duke’s Flamingo, Chicago 1971

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Zappa’s Iconic ‘Hot Rats’ Album To Be Reissued As Six CD Box In December

 December 20thwill see the release of a 6 CD box set of Frank Zappa’s ‘Hot Rats’ to mark the  50th anniversary of the release of perhaps Zappa’s best known album. The Hot Rats Sessions, compiles every composition recorded during … Continue reading

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Blues Kings From Baton Rouge

    2-CD (Digisleeve) with 52-page booklet, 53 Tracks. Total playing time approx. c. 148 minutes. • A taster of the blues from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on two compact discs. • Like New Orleans, Memphis or St. Louis alongside the … Continue reading

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New Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes You Tube Clip For ‘Catfish Blues’

The official video for Catfish Blues by Jimmy ‘Duck’ Holmes, from his upcoming Easy Eye Sound release ‘Cypress Grove’, out October 18th

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60th Anniversary Reissue of John Lee Hooker’s 1959 Riverside Records Debut

Craft Recordings are to reissue (on vinyl) John Lee Hooker’s 1959 debut album ‘The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker’ for Riverside Records with all-analog mastering from the original stereo tapes will be available August 2nd on 180-gram vinyl. The … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Burned – The 2008 Universal Fire

A New York Times investigation has revealed that decades of Universal Music Group treasures burned in 2008. By Niraj Chokshi From The New York Times. June 12th 2019 Eleven years ago this month, a fire ripped through a part of … Continue reading

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