Chris Spedding and King Mob

Saturday, 29 October 2011, 15:05 | Category : Interview
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Chris Spedding should need no introduction for any fan of British rock . One of the most gifted and versatile guitarists of his generation he has straddled pop, rock, jazz and punk for almost half a century. He’s done this with ease whilst finding time to play with many major figures of music scene such […]

King Mob – Force 9

Saturday, 29 October 2011, 14:41 | Category : Reviews
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What would have happened if Led Zeppelin were rooted in rockabilly and not the blues? We’ll never know but King Mob a supergroup of Chris Spedding (guitar),  Glen Matlock (bass – Sex Pistols), Martin Chambers (drums – Pretenders), Stephen W Parsons aka Snips – (vocals – Sharks) and new guitarist Sixteen have produced a new […]

Fading Yellow

Friday, 28 October 2011, 18:45 | Category : Fading Yellow
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Fading Yellow is a legendary pop-sike compilation series. It’s creator Jörgen Johansson has picked his favourite British tracks from across the Fading Yellow collection. Get ready for a timeless hour of gentle baroque-sike tinged pop. Mike Batt – Fading Yellow – (Single B-side to Mr Poem, Liberty, 1968) Kate – Strange Girl (Single A-side, CBS, 1968) […]

Hedgehoppers – Hey!

Saturday, 22 October 2011, 16:33 | Category : Reviews
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Strange Brew readers will be familiar with the tale of Hedgehoppers Anonymous and the twists and turns that led the “It’s Good News Week” hit makers to morph into Hedgehoppers. Dropping the “Anonymous” moniker, Hedgehoppers were a different proposition featuring an entirely different line-up who found fame away from British shores in the early Seventies. […]

Jo Jo Gunne

Saturday, 15 October 2011, 13:54 | Category : Articles
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by Nick Warburton Readers will be familiar with the American early 1970s rock band Jo Jo Gunne, helmed by former Spirit members Jay Ferguson and Mark Andes. However, the first band to use the name Jo Jo Gunne was in fact a little known British R&B/soul outfit, formed in Twickenham, Middlesex around late 1965.  Jo […]

Beau – Creation Recreated

Thursday, 6 October 2011, 21:08 | Category : Reviews
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Fans of the Strange Brew will be familiar with Beau, the twelve string troubadour arguably best known for his recordings for John Peel’s Dandelion Records label in the late sixties and early seventies. His second album, Creation (1971) for many, is his career peak – his folk skills melded with a more experimental approach assisted […]