Nick Drake – Way To Blue: An Introduction To Nick Drake

Choice pickings of the solitary troubadour Sad, mysterious, tragic. Just those three words alone could best describe the life and work of singer/songwriter/poet Nick Drake, a man who was of his time, but also out of time. Such is the ethereal beauty of his songs that many writers, artists, poets, and even actors have succumbed… Read More Nick Drake – Way To Blue: An Introduction To Nick Drake

John Mayall & The Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton

Clapton breaks out and changes the course of English rock Having quit The Yardbirds, Eric Clapton was soon enlisted into the prestigious ranks of keyboard/singer/harmonica extraordinaire John Mayall, who had by the mid-sixties become something of an institution on the British blues scene. Mick Fleetwood, Jack Bruce, Peter Green and Mick Taylor had all at… Read More John Mayall & The Blues Breakers With Eric Clapton

The Stray Cats – Rant N’ Rave With the Stray Cats

Anachronistic rockers keep it real At a time when music was often more about glam and glitz than actual substance, The Stray Cats, with their primitive instruments and deliberately retro sound and look, were a refreshing alternative to the New Romantic movement, and all that hair salon pop being played on the airwaves. Yes the… Read More The Stray Cats – Rant N’ Rave With the Stray Cats

Keith Richards – Live at the Hollywood Palladium

Keith rips it up on superb live LP Let’s face it, Keith Richards is virtually indestructible. If the old adage ‘what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger’ is actually true, then clearly a life spent imbibing alcohol and hard drugs has obviously paid off. And let’s not forget the man’s penchant for bangers and mash,… Read More Keith Richards – Live at the Hollywood Palladium