The Krewkats 1962-1964

Sunday, 8 November 2015, 21:21 | Category : Welcome
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By Nick Warburton Not to be confused with Big Jim Sullivan and Brian Bennett’s Krewkats, the European-based, Birmingham rock ‘n’ roll outfit of the same name took on the mantle in 1963 having received Sullivan’s blessing earlier in London during the summer of 1962. At the end of 1962, the musicians became French singer Dick Rivers’s […]

Ray Thomas – The Moody Blues Interview

Saturday, 6 December 2014, 20:29 | Category : Interview
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By Jason Barnard As a founding member of The Moody Blues, flutist, singer and songwriter Ray Thomas chartered a path with the group from their early r’n’b days, psychedelia into symphonic prog rock.   Now that Cherry Red/Esoteric releases a definitive 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of  The Magnificent Moodies album; Ray looks back on his whole career with Jason Barnard, including […]

Ray Thomas – The Moody Blues

Friday, 28 November 2014, 17:47 | Category : Podcasts
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To celebrate the release of 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition of  The Magnificent Moodies album, Ray Thomas, founding member of The Moody Blues, joins host Jason Barnard to talk about his incredible career. The Moody Blues – Go Now! (first version) (The Magnificent Moodies – 50th Anniversary Remastered Edition, Esoteric Recordings, 2014 rec 1964) The Moody Blues – It […]

The Denny Laine Connection

Tuesday, 22 June 2010, 21:01 | Category : Denny Laine
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It’s time to reconnect with a great singer, songwriter and guitarist. The Strange Brew Podcast salutes Denny Laine! From the Moody Blues, solo, Wings, to side projects and beyond – listen to a fantastic hour of records that Brian Frederick Arthur Hines has either sung, written or played on. Denny Laine – Band on the Run […]