Category Archives: Rock & Roll

Great article on Charlie Gillett – Doyen Of World Music & UK Radio

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Death Might Be Your Santa Claus: Early Christmas Blues Jazz, Sermons & Gospel Recordings

By Gillian Atkinson A Christmas music playlist is a feature of modern life and we have ‚Ä®thousands of festive tracks to choose from. It seems it is in our blood to enjoy music connected to a winter festival. We can … Continue reading

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Peter Guralnick Is ‘Looking To Get Lost’ In The Stories Of American Music Icons

In his decades-long career, Peter Guralnick has written about some of the biggest icons in American music. He wrote what may be the definitive books on Elvis Presley, as well as biographies of singer Sam Cooke and Sun Records founder … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2020 – Shop Openings, Mail Order, What’s Available

For crate diggers used to¬†queuing outside the UKs plethora of independent record stores searching for rare vinyl, CDs and other collectables on Record Store Day things will be different this year. The twice postponed Record Store Day 2020 will be … Continue reading

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Lil Ed: Tryin’ To Make A Living

This is Lil Ed Williams of Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials, Alligator recording artists, playing from the back of a truck in Chicago – great slide guitar. Wish we had stuff like this in the UK! He is the … Continue reading

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Hal Singer is aged 100, a renowned R&B/jazz artist, a survivor of Tulsa’s 1921 race massacre where Trump is holding a rally.

From the Washington Post By DeNeen L. Brown President Trump¬†plans to hold a political rally in Tulsa on Saturday, which he delayed by a day after scheduling it on Juneteenth, the holiday that marks the end of slavery.¬†The timing astonished … Continue reading

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The Passion Of Chris Strachwitz

Chris Strachwitz is a man possessed. ‚ÄúEl Fanatico,‚ÄĚ Ry Cooder calls him. A song catcher, dedicated to recording the traditional, regional, down home music of America, his adopted home after his family left Germany at the close of WWII. Mance … Continue reading

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New Dylan Album ‘Rough & Rowdy Ways’ Due June 19th

Bob Dylan has announced his first album of original songs in eight years. ‚ÄėRough And Rowdy Ways’ will be released on 19thJune. It follows three albums of cover versions with his previous album of his own songs,¬†Tempest, released in 2012. … Continue reading

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Trailer For The Band’s ‘Once We Were Brothers‚Äô

Magnolia Pictureshas released a new trailer for ‚ÄėOnce Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band,‚Äô a forthcoming documentary produced by Martin Scorsese.The film, which hits cinema‚Äôs this week is directed by Daniel Roher, and largely focuses on Robertson‚Äôs personal journey, … Continue reading

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NYCs Bottom Line Archive On CD

New York‚Äôs The Bottom Line club major series of releases from its archive containing over 1000 shows recorded during the club’s 30 year run, from 1974 – 2004 is now being made widely available. It is intended to make as … Continue reading

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