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Album review: SPIRIT – Sunrise And Salvation, The Mercury Era Anthology (Remasters, 8 CD Boxset)

SPIRIT-SUNRISE-COVER

Cherry Red [release date: 08.10.21] Accidentally or on purpose, Spirit managed to avoid true success, giving the firm impression that if their career ever got anywhere near the glittering shop window of fame, they put the pedal to the metal, … Continue reading

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Album review: SPIRIT – Son Of America (3CD reissue/remaster)

SPIRIT - Son Of America

Cherry Red Records [Release date 26.03.21] Californian band, Spirit, blossomed in the fertile fields of psychedelic rock. A year after forming in 1967, the year of “The Summer Of Love”, they released their self titled debut, on Ode Records (now … Continue reading

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Album review: SPIRIT – It Shall Be (The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972)

SPIRIT - It Shall Be (The Ode & Epic Recordings 1968-1972)

Esoteric [Release date: 16.03.18] Life is not fair. Were it to be, this 60′s US outfit would be up there along with the much-feted likes of fellow West Coast time-liners, Love. Yes, ‘Forever Changes’ is a wonderful album; in this … Continue reading

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Album review : P-A-U-L Lamb & Detroit Breakdown – Take It From The Top

P-A-U-L Lamb & Detroit Breakdown - Take It From The Top

Nominated as the ‘Best Overseas Artist in the 2014 British Blues Awards’, Paul Lamb & The Detroit Breakdown use the blues as a launch pad for something far more adventurous. Their Detroit background leads them to dark imagery with lyrical … Continue reading

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Album review: DEBORAH BONHAM – Spirit

Deborah Bonham - Spirit

Deborah Bonham, track by track, May 2014 (Part 1 10:43, Part 2 11:43) Spectra [Release date 28.04.14] Being part of the Bonham dynasty is both a blessing and a curse for Deborah Bonham. Stripped of her family tree, she would … Continue reading

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Album review: JAY FERGUSON – Reissues

Jay Ferguson - reissues

Edsel Records [Release date 02.12.13] 2-CD From a personal point of view, these three albums from the late-seventies are perhaps best recalled from their place in the racks of many a vinyl seller at record fairs.  I don’t really remember … Continue reading

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Album review: THE WORLD IS YOURS – Volume 3

The World Is Yours

Floating World [Release date 05:13] ‘The World Is Yours’ is a double compilation album that might have been subtitled: ‘if you want it’. Such is the musical diversity and stark juxtaposition of genres that it’s not difficult to spot the … Continue reading

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