Tag Archives: The Animals

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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Album review: LOVE – Love Songs

LOVE - Love Songs

Salvo [Release date 27.10.14] ‘Love Songs’ compiles the first three Love albums (minus ‘Emotions’ and ‘Glazing’ from ‘Love’ and the elongated ‘Revelation’ from ‘De Capo’) and replaces the latter with a thrilling Arthur Lee and Jimi Hendrix wah-wah led collaboration … Continue reading

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Gig review: THE ZOMBIES, THE YARDBIRDS, THE ANIMALS and Friends – The Waterside, Aylesbury, 23 January 2014

Colin Blunstone - The Zombies

Something about the billing of this tour as a ‘celebration of 50 years of Rhythm and Blues with the artists that shaped a musical revolution’ gave off a slight whiff of cabaret. It was a feeling the gig seemed to … Continue reading

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Gig review: CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL, 1-4 August 2013

Cambridge Rock Festival 2013

Haggis Farm Polo Club, Cambridgeshire Back in 2004 the first Rockingbeerfest three day festival took place under the blackened skies and torrential rain, quite contrastingly here we are today celebrating the 10th anniversary in 31degree bright sunshine. Under the leadership … Continue reading

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Album review: ERIC BURDON – ‘Til Your River Runs Dry

ABKCO Records/Universal Released April 1st Eric Burdon is of course famous as the frontman for the Animals, who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year and there are plans afoot for a special box set to celebrate this significant anniversary. It … Continue reading

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ERIC BURDON new album in April

ABKCO RECORDS TO RELEASE ERIC BURDON’S ‘TIL YOUR RIVER RUNS DRY APRIL 1ST – UK RELEASE BURDON’S NEW ALBUM COINCIDES WITH 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANIMALS Eric Burdon has completed his most personal album to date, titled ‘Til Your River Runs … Continue reading

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