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Gig review: GIANTS OF ROCK – Butlins, Minehead, 26-29 January 2018 (Day 2)

John Verity - GIANTS OF ROCK - Butlins, Minehead, 26-29 January 2018 (Day 2)

Day 2 – Saturday John Verity opened up shop on a damp Saturday with a thoughtful blues rock set, not overplaying his own solo material (new album: Blue To My Soul) and treating us to some familiar standards including ‘Cocaine’ … Continue reading

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Gig review: GIANTS OF ROCK – Minehead, 6-8 February 2015

Focus - Giants Of Rock, Minehead, 6-8 February 2015

The Pete Feenstra Rock & Blues Show – 24 February 2015 (Giants of Rock Special) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Pete Feenstra presents a weekly Rock & Blues Show, every Tuesday at 19:00 GMT on Get Ready … Continue reading

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News: GIANTS OF ROCK – Minehead, UK, 6-8 February 2015

Giants Of Rock - Minehead, 6-8 February 2015

Following the outstanding response from both guests and artists alike, GIANTS OF ROCK now sits proudly alongside The Great British Folk, Great British Alternative and Great British Rock & Blues Festivals – part of Butlins’ massively-successful and growing reputation for … Continue reading

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Album review: CHRIS THOMPSON Jukebox – The Ultimate Collection 1975-2015

CHRIS THOMPSON  Jukebox - The Ultimate Collection 1975-2015

Interview edit: Chris Thompson with David Randall, 16 February 2015 (14:35) This edit features un-broadcast material from an hour-long feature aired on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 22 February.  The full  feature is now available via Mixcloud Cherry … Continue reading

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Album review: MANFRED MANN – Lone Arranger

MANFRED MANN – Lone Arranger

Creature Music [Release date 20.10.14] This is quite a challenging album to review. Quite how challenging it must have been to produce doesn’t bear thinking about. In fact, we are lucky enough to have an insight into that process. Manfred’s … Continue reading

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Album review: CHRIS THOMPSON – Toys & Dishes

Chris Thompson - Toys & Dishes

Esoteric Antenna [Release date 17.03.14] Chris Thompson was very much “the voice” of Manfred Mann’s Earth Band during their most successful period in the late-1970s/early-1980s.  In the past decade he decamped to Germany, gigging on the continent and with the … Continue reading

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