Gordon Giltrap – The Last of England

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 20:12 | Category : Interview
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By Jason Barnard Gordon Giltrap is most well known for his crossover hit ‘Heartsong’, however his stature as one of the UK’s most respected guitarists is more notable. It’s 50 years since Gordon’s first release and the quality of his material has rarely dipped.  His new album ‘The Last of England’, made with with keyboardist […]

Fairground Attraction – The First Of A Million Kisses: Expanded Edition

Sunday, 15 January 2017, 16:54 | Category : Mark Nevin, Reviews
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By Jason Barnard Fairground Attraction, now notable for the songwriting prowess of Mark Nevin and peerless vocals of Eddi Reader, are a band of contrasts. They were incredibly popular but produced music that cut against the grain of the late 1980s  pop scene. They live long in the memory thanks to chart topper ‘Perfect’ and Brit Award winning […]

Bob Young – Status Quo

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 20:41 | Category : Podcasts
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Bob Young, Status Quo’s unofficial fifth member, talks about the re-release of his album In Quo Country and the classic tracks he wrote with the band. Bob Young ‎– Down Down (Back In Quo Country: Expanded Edition, Hear No Evil, 2017 orig. release 1986) Status Quo – The Price of Love (Single A-side, Pye, 1969) Status Quo […]

The Bobby Patrick Big Six

Wednesday, 4 January 2017, 20:15 | Category : Welcome
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By Nick Warburton The Bobby Patrick Big Six were arguably among the pioneers of British rock music. Overlooked in their native Britain, the Glaswegian sextet was one of the first British groups to perform on the Hamburg rock scene during the early 1960s. Bobby Patrick Big Six – 1963. Back row from left to right: […]