Tag Archives: Paul McCartney

Book review: On track…JETHRO TULL, THE BEATLES

On Track...The Beatles by Andrew Wild

Sonicbond Publishing [Publication date 26.04.19] The On Track… series continues with some momentum, nearly 20 titles currently scheduled, spearheaded by prog aficionado Stephen Lambe. The idea is to discuss in some detail individual songs but that invariably means talking about … Continue reading

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Album review: REESE WYNANS AND FRIENDS – Sweet Release

Reese Wynans - Sweet Release

Provogue [Release date 01.03.19] It’s hard to dislike a guest filled covers album that beats with a southern heart, be it Texas rocking blues, white boy soul meets Muscle Shoals, or out and out Southern Rock. But it takes the … Continue reading

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Book review: JACKIE MCAULEY – I, SIDEMAN: The Story Of Me In The 60′s & 70′s

JACKIE MCAULEY - I, SIDEMAN: The Story Of Me In The 60

www.jackiemcauley.com – 253 pages paperback [Publication date: December 2017] Jackie McAuley’s ‘I Sideman: The Story Of Me In The 60′s and 70′s’ is an eloquently written, partial biography by a multi instrumentalist and vocalist who takes three quarters of the … Continue reading

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Album review: TRIGGERFINGER – Colossus

Triggerfinger - Colossus

Mascot [Release date 25.08.17] The three piece Belgian rock band Triggerfinger – Ruben Block vocals and guitar, bassist Paul Van Bruystegem and drummer Mario Goossens – push the stylistic envelope with a creative, cross genre, alt.rock album that is aptly … Continue reading

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Album review: RINGO – Give More Love

Ringo Starr - Give More love

UMC [Release date 15.09.17] Ringo’s ‘Give More Love’ -  he’s dropped his Starr moniker on the album credit – is better than you might imagine, for an artist who has been known to ration his appearances on his own all … Continue reading

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DVD review: Changes Begin Within (Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr)

Changes Begin Within (Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr)

Eagle Rock [Release date 01.09.17] It seems almost unthinkable in this day and age that a benefit concert would be held for a charitable foundation aimed at teaching at-risk children to meditate, and to begin to change their lives from … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLUESCLUB – Eel Pie Club, Twickenham, London, 26 January 2017

I had wanted to see Robbie McIntosh play live ever since I was spellbound by his scintillating playing on The Pretender’s ‘Learning To Crawl’ album back in 1984. Tracks like ‘My City Was Gone’ and ‘Time The Avenger’ are still … Continue reading

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DVD review: YOUTH – Sketch, Drugs & Rock n’ Roll

YOUTH - Sketch, Drugs & Rock n’ Roll

Cadiz Music [Release date 23.09.16] Producer, artist, poet, DJ and bass player, who has also worked as a producer and remixer for the likes of Paul McCartney, U2, Guns n Roses, Primal Scream and Boy George (and that is just … Continue reading

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DVD review: PAUL McCARTNEY – A MusicCares Tribute

PAUL McCARTNEY - A MusicCares Tribute

Eagle Rock [Release date 11.05.15] There are few major artists who wouldn’t cite The Beatles as a major influence so it’s little wonder there was a long queue of the ‘great and good’ willing to celebrate the musical achievements and … Continue reading

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Album review : THE SIDNEY GREEN STREET BAND – The Sidney Green Street Band

The Sidney Green Street Band

Self release [Release date 03.07.14] The Sidney Green Street Band is a decent New Jersey based, bar room band with a fine musical pedigree. The band comprises top notch muso’s with a CV that includes Ian Hunter, John Cale, Gary … Continue reading

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Album review: PAUL GILBERT – Stone Pushing Uphill Man

Paul Gilbert - Stone Pushing Uphill Man

Music Theories Recordings  [Released 15.09.14] Former Racer X and Mr. Big Guitarist Paul Gilbert has always had a refreshing and thoughtful approach to his instrumental work. On the Sisyphusian concept of ‘Stone Pushing Uphill Man’ his 13th solo album, he … Continue reading

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Single & EP review: THE GREETING COMMITTEE – Island (EP)

Push Puzzle Records [Release date 15.09.13] One of the joys of enduring music is the way retro influences sometimes coalesce with the present and lodge themselves in cutting edge recordings. ‘Island’ a 3 track EP from Newcastle’s The Greeting Committee … Continue reading

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DVD Review: SPRINGSTEEN AND I

Springsteen & I

Eagle Vision [Release Date 28.10.2013] Bruce Springsteen is an artist who seems to inspire a unique awe and affection among his fans, so it somehow seems appropriate that he is the subject of a music film with a difference. Concert … Continue reading

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Video interview: CHRIS SPEDDING, London, 4 July 2013

Legendary session guitarist Chris Spedding talks to Pete Feenstra about his career. Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 13 May (Mon-Fri) WARM RAIN Here Comes … Continue reading

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DVD Review: PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS – Rockshow

PAUL McCARTNEY & WINGS - Rockshow

Eagle Rock [Release date 10.06.13] 15 September 1975, seat A19 in The Royal Circle, Liverpool Empire.  I was there for Macca’s hometown gig on the UK leg of the ‘Wings Over The World’ tour.  My diary at the time recounts … Continue reading

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Album review: DAVE GROHL & Others – Sound City Real To Reel

Sound City - Real To Reel

Sony Music Hot-housing for 24 hours in a studio using a legendary Neve 8028 mixer sounds like musical nirvana.  And indeed it was during the making of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ album that Dave Grohl was introduced to the desk.  He bought … Continue reading

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PAUL McCARTNEY – Live Kisses

Eagle Vision       Filmed almost a year ago, on February 9th 2012, this live show was streamed to mark the release of McCartney’s “Kisses On The Bottom” album. Recorded at the Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, the 13 … Continue reading

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PAUL McCARTNEY – Ram

Deluxe Box Edition reissue (Hear Music) 2012 Originally released in 1971, “Ram” was the only album credited to both Paul and Linda McCartney and was the second solo album he released between quitting The Beatles and forming Wings. The album … Continue reading

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