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Album review: BEN POOLE – Time Has Come

BEN POOLE – Time Has Come

Manhaton [Release date 01.04.16] Overlooking his debut EP/CD, ‘Time Has Come’ is a significant third album for Ben Poole, who has transformed himself from a guitar slinger to an expressive soul balladeer, and on this album a song driven artist … Continue reading

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Gig review: KING KING – Islington Academy, London, 11 November 2015

KING KING - Islington Academy, London, 11 November 2015

It takes time to be an overnight sensation but King King, and singer guitarist Alan Nimmo in particular, have enjoyed a spectacular rise to fame recently.  Having paid his dues for a long time with the Nimmo Brothers and now … Continue reading

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Gig review: KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 15 April 2015

KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD, O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, 15 April 2015

This was the first time I had been exposed to support act Ben Poole‘s material to any serious degree and I came away exceedingly impressed. Very much in the boxcar of Britain’s youthful blues train, Poole has a healthy respect … Continue reading

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Album review: BEN POOLE – Live At The Royal Albert Hall

BEN POOLE – Live At The Royal Albert Hall

Manhaton [Release date 06.10.14] Soulful voiced Ben Poole never strays too far from his soulful strengths on a live album full of feel, subtle dynamics and a passionate performance. Originally recorded as a radio session for the Paul Jones BBC … Continue reading

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Ben Poole UK tour dates

Sunday 9 September -  FARNHAM The Farnham Maltings Bridge Square Farnham Surrey GU9 7QR ‘BOOGALOO BLUES, ROCK ‘N’ ROLL & REAL ALE FESTIVAL’ Tel 01252 745444  12noon-11pm Admission: £30.  www.farnhammaltings.com  Friday 21 September – BARNSLEY The Polish Club, Summer Lane, … Continue reading

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