Tag Archives: The Blockheads

News: MARGATE RHYTHM & ROCK, 6-8 September 2019 with headliners LINDISFARNE, WILKO JOHNSON & STEVE HARLEY

WILKO JOHNSON BAND – Royal Albert Hall, London, 26 September 2017

This preview was first broadcast on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 25 August featuring two of the bands appearing at the three-day Margate event: Curved Air and Man. (12:16) Margate Rhythm & Rock 2019 takes place 6th – … Continue reading

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Gig review: BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL – Catton Hall, Derbyshire, 22-25 May 2014

Bearded Theory Festival - Catton Hall, Derbyshire, 22-25 May 2014

Bearded Theory Festival – what’s all that about then?  Well apparently they just wanted a theme for a bit of fun and decided on fake beards. That was 7 years ago and here we are now with an award winning … Continue reading

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Album Review: THE BLOCKHEADS – Same Horse Different Jockey

  Self release [Release Date: 23.11.13] It’s 36 years since The Blockheads first hit the road to stardom and 13 years since Ian Dury died. And on the evidence of this album, the band appears to be far better positioned … Continue reading

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Interview with bass icon NORMAN WATT-ROY (June 2013)

After a 46 year career that has made him a bass icon, Norman Watt-Roy finally has finally recorded his first ever solo album ‘Faith & Grace’ – cockney rhyming slang for bass. With a career that started with playing American … Continue reading

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