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Rudeboy : The Story Of Trojan Records

By Garth Cartwright Running from November 1st -18th London’s Doc ‘N Roll film festival offers up 28 music documentaries that range from a study of ‘lost’ Ethiopian jazz of the 1960s through to a scholarly overview of Tunbridge Wells’ panto’ … Continue reading

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Battle Ground Korea – Songs And Sounds Of America’s Forgotten War

Box set specialist Bear Family are to releasea four CD set ‘Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War’, on March 23rd. Bear Family Records have assembled an impressive four-CD anthology that is part 1950s American soundtrack and part … Continue reading

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Bloodshot Records – Special Xmas Album!

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Billy Bragg & Joe Henry – ‘Shine A Light’ Great Americana!

Out this coming week! Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have recorded what you can expect to be an award winning Americana album ‘Shine A Light’. Here’s the poop! In March 2016 Billy and Henry, (who produced Billy’s last album ‘Tooth … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Down Home Blues Detroit Box Set

Due for release in July this year ‘Down Home Blues Detroit’ (Wienerworld WNRCD5095) is arguably the definitive collection of blues music from Detroit-based musicians from the late 1940s to the early 1960s. Detroit although a smaller city, was akin to … Continue reading

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Eastside Kings Festival, Austin, Texas : September 11th & 12th: Plus Great Free Fundraiser.

The line up for this years Eastside Kings Festival produced by Eddie Stout will take place on September 11th & 12th in Austin, Texas. The festival has some fantastic blues and R&B artists including Bobby ‘How Do You Spell Love’ … Continue reading

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New Taste Box Set Due August 28th

Taste, Rory Gallager’s first band are the subject of a four-CD boxset due on August 28th. ‘I’ll Remember’ will include remastered versions of the band’s two studio albums, ‘Taste’ and ‘On The Boards, as well as plenty of previously unreleased material … Continue reading

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New Album From Wilco – Star Wars – Full Stream

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BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive

From The Old Time Party Blogsite Praises to BBC Radio 3’s World Music Archive, which makes available a decade of site-specific programming from across the globe, compiled and presented by the indefatigable Andy Kershaw  and Lucy Duran. Given the financial … Continue reading

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Freed’s Ashes Ousted To Make Way For Beyoncé’s Leotard’s

The ashes of one of the founding fathers of rock and roll and a pioneer in promoting black rhythm and blues music Alan Freed have been removed from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. This is ironic, … Continue reading

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