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DVD review: LOST SONGS: THE BASEMENT TAPES CONTINUED

LOST SONGS: THE BASEMENT TAPES CONTINUED

Eagle Vision [Release date 25.05.15] ‘The Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued’ is a publishers dream. Take a bunch of recently discovered and unrecorded Dylan songs from the legendary ‘Basement Tapes’ era, get a bunch of cross-generational roots artists and … Continue reading

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Gig review: LEAD BELLY FEST – Royal Albert Hall, London, 15 June 2015

Lead Belly Fest, Royal Albert Hall, London, 15 June 2015

Photo: John Bull Rockrpix www.rockrpix.com As George Harrison once said: “No Lead Belly, no Lonnie Donegan. Therefore no Lead Belly, no Beatles.”  Van Morrison later generalized the point when he said: “Lead Belly was not an influence, he was the influence.  If it … Continue reading

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Album review: THEA GILMORE – Ghosts & Graffiti

THEA GILMORE - Ghosts & Graffiti

Full Fill [Release date 11.05.15] We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – Thea Gilmore is one of the finest contemporary singer songwriter gracing these fair isles.  In another era she would have packed theatres the length and … Continue reading

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Album review: LEVELLERS – Greatest Hits

Levellers - Greatest Hits

On The Fiddle Recordings [Released 29.09.14] This greatest hits collection collects every one of the Levellers singles from the past twenty five years, of which twenty were hit singles. There is also an accompanying DVD which features some weird and … Continue reading

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