How Al Stewart almost joined Led Zeppelin and other stories

Wednesday, 23 March 2016, 13:45 | Category : Articles
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Al Stewart is the eminent songwriter of his generation, the only British artist from the 1960s London folk scene to enjoy massive success in the States. More importantly is the unique nature of his songwriting.  Jason Barnard speaks to Al about the songs that shaped his journey in music: http://thestrangebrew.co.uk/articles/al-stewart-past-present-and-future An extensive two part podcast […]

Al Stewart Podcast Part 2

Monday, 25 January 2016, 20:39 | Category : Podcasts
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In the second part of a career spanning podcast Al Stewart talks to Jason Barnard to mark the re-release of three of his classic albums on Esoteric. Al Stewart – Lord Grenville (Year Of The Cat, RCA, 1976) Al Stewart – Life In Dark Water (Time Passages, RCA, 1978) Taxi Mauve – Merlin’s Time (Far Off Fields, Keltia […]

Al Stewart Podcast Part 1

Wednesday, 30 December 2015, 19:27 | Category : Podcasts
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In the first part of a career spanning podcast Al Stewart talks to Jason Barnard to mark the re-release of three of his classic albums on Esoteric. Al Stewart – Post World War Two Blues (Past, Present and Future, CBS, 1973) Al Stewart – Soho Needless To Say (Past, Present and Future, CBS, 1973) Simon and […]

Al Stewart Podcasts and Interview Coming Soon

Monday, 21 December 2015, 21:48 | Category : News
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Al Stewart is one of Britain’s great songwriters. Hailing from the UK folk scene he conquered the US in the mid-late 70s with great hits such as ‘Year of the Cat’, ‘Time Passages’ and ‘On the Border’ plus cult classics such as ‘Roads to Moscow’. Still producing great music and touring, Al will be joining […]

Al Stewart – Remastered

Monday, 19 October 2015, 20:38 | Category : Reviews
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Review by Jason Barnard Esoteric Records are re-releasing three classic albums from Al Stewart’s career. Sounding better than ever, this fantastic singer-songwriter’s records have been remastered from the original tapes, with the original artwork restored plus detailed booklets included with a detailed look at the contents. Al’s fourth LP from 1972, Orange sounds better than ever. A particularly personal record, ‘Songs […]