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EARL SCRUGGS THE FATHER OF BLUEGRASS BANJO DEAD AT 86

Earl Scruggs, who is widely regarded as the “father of bluegrass banjo”, has died aged 88. He pioneered a colorful “picking” style that helped to transform American country music. It is Bill Monroe who is generally regarded as the one… Continue reading

MARCH 19th 2012 50th ANNIVERSARY OF BOB DYLAN’S DEBUT ALBUM – IT DIDN’T MAKE THE US CHARTS BUT IT MADE THE UK’S TOP TWENTY!


The years 2012… Continue reading

ROLLING STONES 50th ANNIVERSARY GIGS TO BE IN 2013 – NEW STUDIO ALBUM UNDERWAY SOON – BILL WYMAN MAY BE BACK FOR TOUR

It looks as… Continue reading

R&B LEGENDS THE PRETTY THINGS ANNOUNCE ACOUSTIC SHOW IN LONDON

In a major coup for London’s Eel Pie Club the Pretty Things are to an acoustic show on 6th June, the show will feature two founder members Phil May on vocals, guitar and harmonica,  and Dick Taylor on lead… Continue reading

GRAMMY AWARD GUITARIST ERIC JOHNSON UK TOUR ANNOUNCED


Eric Johnson,… Continue reading

The Live Music Bill will become the Live Music Act tomorrow morning when it receives Royal Assent in the House of Lords:

The Live Music Bill will become the Live Music Act tomorrow morning when
it receives Royal Assent in the House of Lords:
http://services.parliament.uk/bills/2010-12/livemusichl.html

However, the legislation is unlikely to come into force until October.

On 27th January, when the Bill… Continue reading

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN NEW ALBUM – EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW IN ROLLING STONE


Bruce Springsteen releases a new album on 6th March  it’s called Wrecking Ball  and deals with people whose lives were  wrecked by the recession. The country-folk stomper “Shackled and Drawn” has lyrics that  recall Woody Guthrie songs: ‘Gambling… Continue reading

STOMPIN’ DAVE ALLEN ON A ROLL!!

 

2012 is proving a very good and busy year for Stompin’ Dave (you can read an in-depth interview here). He started with two successful Winter Blues concerts with Michael Roach followed by  a successful Fiddle & Banjo concert at… Continue reading

KEITH RICHARDS & ERIC CLAPTON AT HUBERT SUMLIN MEMORIAL CONCERT


It was nearly midnight 25th Feb at New York’s Apollo Theater, the occasion – Howlin for Hubert – the  tribute to guitarist Hubert Sumlin, who played in Howlin’ Wolf’s band for decades and died on December 4th - Eric Clapton… Continue reading

BLUES GIANT LOUISIANA RED DIES AGED 79

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Blues singer and guitarist Louisiana Red, has died aged 79, began his career as an accurate copyist of other artists but grew into a musician of inimitable originality. In a profession well stocked with the footloose and itinerant, he was… Continue reading

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"We break all the rules - we don't care what they  think about how you're supposed to do things these days!"   Jimmy Vaughan podcast Listen to it here

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