Tag Archives: Eric Burdon

Album review: RICK WAKEMAN & TONY ASHTON – Gas Tank

Rick Wakeman & Tony Ashton - Gas Tank

Gonzo Multimedia [Release date 03.03.17] Where can you hear Rick Wakeman accompanying Rick Parfitt, Alvin Lee and  Phil Lynott  and – no – it’s not at the Pearly Gates.  Back in the early 1980s there was a Channel 4 TV … Continue reading

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Album review: THE BLUES OVERDRIVE – Clinch

THE BLUES OVERDRIVE – Clinch

Gateway Music [Release date 26.05.15] Danish band The Blues Overdrive explore deep grooves in a minimalist framework to emphasize the essential elements of a song, albeit they are better at the power of suggestion than actual resolution. ‘Clinch’ is an … 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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Book review: DEKE LEONARD – Maximum Darkness: On The Road To Nowhere

          Northdown Publishing Ltd (2015) Deke Leonard is back to his best in the final part of his autobiographical trilogy. Where his last effort the voluminous ‘The Twang Dynasty’ showcased an expansive writing ability, shot through … Continue reading

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Album review: CARL CARLTON – Lights Out In Wonderland

Carl Carlton - Lights Out In Wonderland

          Caroline International [Release date 24.11.14] Carl Carlton is an American based German songwriter, musical director, producer and triple Grammy Award nominee whose credits include Robert Palmer, Eric Burdon, Herman Brood, Mink Deville, Joe Cocker and … Continue reading

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Album review: ERIC BURDON – ‘Til Your River Runs Dry

ABKCO Records/Universal Released April 1st Eric Burdon is of course famous as the frontman for the Animals, who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year and there are plans afoot for a special box set to celebrate this significant anniversary. It … Continue reading

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ERIC BURDON new album in April

ABKCO RECORDS TO RELEASE ERIC BURDON’S ‘TIL YOUR RIVER RUNS DRY APRIL 1ST – UK RELEASE BURDON’S NEW ALBUM COINCIDES WITH 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANIMALS Eric Burdon has completed his most personal album to date, titled ‘Til Your River Runs … Continue reading

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