Tag Archives: Paul Jones

Album review: CATFISH – Broken Man

Catfish - Broken Man

CD Baby [Release date 29.01.17] Catfish’s ‘Broken Man’ is a good example of the high standard of contemporary British blues-rock. Their 10 track album features 9 impressive self penned tracks, shot through with enough feel and spark to satisfy all … Continue reading

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Album review: LAURENCE JONES – Take Me High

LAURENCE JONES – Take Me High

Ruf [Release date 22.07.16] It’s often said that an artist’s second album can be a problematical one. And while Laurence Jones has barely paused for breath to even consider a sophomore slump, he suddenly find himself cutting his fourth album in … Continue reading

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Album review: MALAYA BLUE – Heartsick

MALAYA BLUE – Heartsick

MBM [Release date 08.04.16] Malaya Blue is a versatile singer who is equally at home singing a variety of musical genres as she is singing blues. ‘Heartsick’ is a lyric driven work which starts out as a blues album, but … Continue reading

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Album review: BRUCE FOXTON – Smash The Clock

BRUCE FOXTON - Smash The Clock

Pledge Music [20.05.16] I have to admit to not being a Jam aficionado, or of Paul Weller for that matter.  Like everyone I’m familiar with the Jam hits, and have dabbled in some of Weller’s solo releases, and while there’s … Continue reading

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Album review: DAVID SINCLAIR FOUR – David Sinclair Four

David Sinclair Four

The Pete Feenstra Feature – David Sinclair (27 December 2015) by Get Ready To Rock! Radio on Mixcloud Critical Discs [Release date 11.05.15] David Sinclair has assiduously built up a catalogue of impressive songs and raised his profile to the … 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: 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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Album review : THE RIOTOUS BROTHERS – The Tree

THE RIOTOUS BROTHERS – The Tree

Riotous Brothers [Release date 26.02.14] ‘The Tree’ is the Riotous Brothers third album and it’s a notable step forward for the Mash Sonnet/Paul Long songwriting partnership. The duo contributes 7 co-writes and 3 solo efforts that combine good melodies with … Continue reading

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Album review: MANFRED MANN – EP Collection

Manfred Mann EP Collection

Brollyeps [Release date 04.11.13] Manfred Mann has been well served by recent reissues, not least 2011′s splendid box set.  However, it is left to this latest collection to showcase the sixties incarnation of his band when he had Paul Jones … Continue reading

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Album review: THE BLUES BAND – Live At Rockpalast

Repertoire [Release date 10.06.13] The Blues Band ‘Live at Rockpalast’ is that rare thing, a live DVD that connects as much with the viewer at home as the band did with the audience on the night. Too often a multi … Continue reading

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