Tag Archives: rhythm and blues

Album review: GEORGE BENSON – Walking To New Orleans

GEORGE BENSON – Walking To New Orleans

Provogue [Release date 26.04.19] George Benson’s ‘Walking To New Orleans’ continues where his last Nat King Cole covers album left off 3 years ago. It’s not so much a leap of faith , as simply discovering whether his timeless vocal … Continue reading

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Album review: THE BETTERDAYS – Backlash

The Betterdays - Backlash

NTB Records [Release date 14.09.18] The Betterdays were the South West’s leading British r&b band in the mid-60′s. They paid their dues, did the mileage, filled the clubs and enthusiastically played a compelling mixture of rhythm and blues, all neatly … Continue reading

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Gig review: VINTAGE TROUBLE – The Tramshed, Cardiff, 1 June 2017

VINTAGE TROUBLE - The Tramshed, Cardiff, 1 June 2017

Every once in  a while you have to step out of your comfort zone, tonight in Cardiff’s  premier venue the Tramshed, I pretty much danced out of it. Leaving behind the rock music and submerging myself in soul. To tag … Continue reading

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DVD review: JOAN ARMATRADING – Me Myself I – World Tour Concert

429 Records [Release date 11.11.16] Hardly the most ‘original’ of titles for Joan Armatrading’s globetrotting swansong, but befitting as, believe it or not, her ‘farewell’ tour which lasted almost two years, and saw her play 235 dates across four different … 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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News: ANDREW ROACHFORD – UK Tour Dates March 2016 and Interview

Andrew Roachford

This interview edit is taken from an hour special broadcast on Sunday 6 March at 18:00 GMT on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio (5:01) The full feature is now available via Mixcloud (or click the audio player above) More information … Continue reading

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News: DEBORAH BONHAM plays Bolanesque and John Otway gig this autumn

Deborah Bonham

Photo: MHP Studios Get Ready to ROCK! Radio Featured Artist Deborah Bonham plays UK dates this autumn. Deborah is a special guest at the “Bolanesque” event in aid of Marc Bolan Music School in West Africa, on 15 September.  Her … Continue reading

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Gig review: NINE BELOW ZERO – O2 Academy, London, 19 November 2014

Wham bam. For about an hour, this was a fearsome, supercharged r ‘n’ b pummelling. Nine Below Zero, classic line-up back together to tour their first three – and most influential – albums, came out pumped and with all guns … Continue reading

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