Tag Archives: Andy Powell

Gig review: WISHBONE ASH – The Tivoli, Buckley, 3 November 2018

WISHBONE ASH - The Tivoli, Buckley, 3 November 2018

David Randall chatted with Andy Powell in October 2012 for “The Guitarists” series on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio.  This hour special discusses the development of the band and includes live tracks from 1977, 1988 and 1995.  Andy Powell/Wishbone Ash … Continue reading

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Gig review: WISHBONE ASH – Islington Academy, London, 18 October 2018

WISHBONE ASH - Islington Academy, London, 18 October 2018

For all the quality of their recorded product, Wishbone Ash have always best been experienced in a live setting. It was therefore entirely appropriate that this year’s remarkable ‘Vintage Years’ box set included CD’s of no less than eight previously … Continue reading

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Album review: WISHBONE ASH – Two Barrels Burning/Raw To The Bone (reissues)

WISHBONE ASH - Two Barrels Burning

Lemon/Cherry Red [Release date 02.02.18] Back in the racks for their first official outing on CD in some years, two eighties “lost classics” from the band who are currently receiving renewed attention largely thanks to the massive limited “vintage years” … Continue reading

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News: WISHBONE ASH – Limited Edition ‘Vintage Years’ 30-CD Box Set out 20 April 2018

WISHBONE ASH - The Vintage Years (1970-1991)

Wishbone Ash – one of the UK’s most enduring and best-loved rock acts – are celebrated on 20 April with the release of a comprehensive deluxe 30 CD box set, The Vintage Years via Madfish. This collection – authorised by … Continue reading

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Gig review: WISHBONE ASH/Steve Hill – Islington Academy, London, 19 October 2017

WISHBONE ASH - Islington Academy, London, 19 October 2017

A new chapter has begun in Wishbone Ash’s long and distinguished history, with master guitarist Andy Powell accompanied by a new partner in Yorkshireman Mark Abrahams,  following Muddy Manninen’s departure after twelve years. They remain one of the hardest working … Continue reading

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Album review: COLIN HARPER – Sunset Cavaliers

COLIN HARPER - Sunset Cavaliers

Market Square Records MSMCD172 [Release date 16.02.16] www.colin-harper.com Like fellow music journalist/writer David Sinclair, Colin Harper has seen fit to cross the sometimes perilous divide between writer and performer (poacher turned gamekeeper?), evidently inspired by some of the subjects of … Continue reading

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Album review: THE MENTULLS – Reflections

THE MENTULLS – Reflections

ProgBlues Music [Release date 10.07.15] The curious thing about prog rock is that what once was a ground breaking musical genre now clearly defines a particular retro period of rock history – arguably the late 60’s to the early 70’s. … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – November 2014 highlights

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November 2014 Highlights More information at the dedicated website Check back here as we add new features throughout the month. All times, GMT We are posting selected shows to our Mixcloud page. Photo: Simon Dunkerley Tuesdays 19:00 Pete Feenstra Rock … Continue reading

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Album review: WISHBONE ASH – Blue Horizon

Wishbone Ash - Blue Horizon

Solid Rockhouse Records [Release date 04.03.14] If you can set aside the bitter dispute over the trading name, there is no doubt that Andy Powell has worked tirelessly to produce albums that are completely befitting the Wishbone Ash heritage.  He’s … Continue reading

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Album review: BEN GRANFELT – Melodic Relief

Ben Granfelt - Melodic Relief

Supersounds Music [Release date 02.11.12] Ben Granfelt used to partner Andy Powell in Wishbone Ash and it’s no surprise that fellow Finn (and former bandmate in Gringos Locos) Muddy Manninen and Powell contribute to one track, ‘New 7’.  It may … Continue reading

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News: Get Ready to ROCK! Radio – September 2013 Highlights

Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

September 2013 Highlights More information at the dedicated website All times, GMT Saturday 14 September, 18:00 In Session for GRTR! HENRY PARKER & THE VELVET LOONS/DANI WILDE Recorded live in the UK More information Sunday 15 September 18:00 The Guitarists: … Continue reading

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