Tag Archives: Eric Clapton

Album review: PAUL COX – Man Out Of Time

PAUL COX – Man Out Of Time

The Pete Feenstra Feature – Paul Cox (5 July 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Note [Release date 10.09.15] We may live in an age of instant downloads where music consumers immediately want to listen to their … Continue reading

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DVD review: ERIC CLAPTON – Slowhand At 70 Live At The Royal Albert Hall

ERIC CLAPTON - Slowhand At 70 Live At The Royal Albert Hall

Eagle Rock [Release date 13.11.15] Eric and the ‘Albert’ have become synonymous over the fifty years since he first played the venue with The Yardbirds.  Now in his 71st year he played his 200th gig there in 2015 and this … Continue reading

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Album review: DAN DOIRON – Stand Back I Don’t Know How Loud This Thing Gets

DAN DOIRON - Stand Back I Don

Dan Doiron [Release Date 14.05.15] Every once in a while you stumble across a blues album that makes you wonder why you hadn’t come across the artist before. And with a title like ‘Stand Back I Don’t Know How Loud … Continue reading

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Album review: ROBERT CRAY – 4 Nights of 40 Years Live

ROBERT CRAY – 4 Nights of 40 Years Live

Mascot [Release date 04.09.15] In an age where volume, speed and showmanship dominate, Robert Cray is here to remind us of the value of heartfelt lyrics, a resonant tone and a soulful singer’s ability to explore every nuance of the … 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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Album review: JEFF BECK – Performing This Week…Live At Ronnie Scott’s

JEFF BECK Performing This Week...Live At Ronnie Scott

Eagle Rock Records [Release date 01.06.15] 2-CD Special Edition In 2007 legendary guitarist Jeff Beck played a series of gigs at Ronnie Scotts in London. For those who admire Beck’s jazz-fusion of the seventies and eighties, they’ll be in their … Continue reading

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News: JEAN MICHEL JARRE, KOBRA & THE LOTUS, ERIC CLAPTON – Sunday 18th May 2015

Thea Gilmore - Telford

Eric Clapton charts at no.8 in the UK album charts this week. Leonard Cohen debuts at no.18, Thea Gilmore at no.39 and Magnum’s live album charts at no.91. Jean Michel Jarre and Edgar Froese (Tangerine Dream) have been working on … Continue reading

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Gig review: KING KING – Jazz Cafe, London, 6 May 2015

KING KING - Jazz Cafe, London, 6 May 2015

These are good times for King King. The band sits at the top of the blues charts with ‘Reaching For The Light’ and this official album launch comes right in the middle of a hugely successful tour. They’ve sharpened their … Continue reading

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News: BIFF BYFORD (Saxon) interview and special features on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio

Biff Byford of Saxon

Sunday 30 November 2014, 17:00 Thursday 4 December, 22:00 repeat Saxon frontman Biff Byford chooses the music in Get Ready to ROCK! Radio’s  ‘Favourite Tracks from Favourite Artists’ sequence.  He chats to GRTR!’s David Randall about the band’s progress and … Continue reading

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Album review: PHILIP SAYCE – Influence

Philip Sayce - Influence

Provogue [Release date 25.08.14] ‘Influence’ is a curious but enjoyable album that finds guitar slinger Philip Sayce in tandem with busy producer Dave Cobb searching out different musical directions. By busy, I mean Cobb is an in demand producer (Rival … Continue reading

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Interview with JIM McCARTY (The Yardbirds) – 3 January 2014

Jim McCarty - The Yardbirds

  January 21st 2014 sees The Yardbirds play their first date of an exhaustive 2014 tour which celebrates 50 years of their existence and the British Blues Invasion that changed the course of rock history. The band initially split in ‘68, … Continue reading

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Interview with DEL BROMHAM (Stray) – 24 December 2013

It’s hard to believe Stray founder member and guitarist Del Bromham recently reflected on his web site that 2013 has been a quiet year for him. This after all is the man who apart from deservedly receiving a ‘British Blues … Continue reading

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Album review: THE YARDBIRDS – Making Tracks

  Wienerworld   [Release date 06.10.13] Much like their touring stable mates The Zombies with whom they share a 50 year history, The Yardbirds have all but been rediscovered in the American heartland where this album was recorded. Due to … Continue reading

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Book reviews: ERIC CLAPTON – All You Need To Know FAQ and Day by Day

ERIC CLAPTON - All You Need To Know FAQ

Published by Backbeat Books Normally reserved for the ranks of more obsessive fans and anoraks (and before you ask, I am one myself- KISS, Rolling Stones and Hanoi Rocks) of late these kinds of books have taken on a whole … Continue reading

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Album review: JIMMIE VAUGHAN – Reissues

      Repertoire Records [Release date 05:2013] Perhaps only Jimmy Vaughan could cut a trio of albums that started with a nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Album Award (‘Strange Pleasure’) , nearly won the Best Rock Instrumental Performance Award for … Continue reading

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ERIC CLAPTON ‘Slowhand’ deluxe re-issue

POLYDOR RECORDS & UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP INTERNATIONAL MARK THE 35th ANNIVERSARY OF ERIC CLAPTON’S “SLOWHAND” WITH MULTI-FORMAT RELEASE FOR 26th NOVEMBER 2012 Eric Clapton has been in the spotlight for close on fifty years and the portrait of his artistry … Continue reading

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B.B. KING BOX SET DUE 24TH SEP

B.B. KING Ladies and Gentlemen…. MR B.B. KING OUT 24TH SEPTEMBER 2012 ON UNIVERSAL In celebration of B.B. King’s 50th Anniversary signing to ABC-Paramount Records in 1962, comes this multi-format career retrospective, leading the way with a slick 10-CD, 194 … Continue reading

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