BBC Music Jazz

Singer Cerys Matthews and music expert Tristram Penna go back to summer 1898 when The Gramophone Company opened offices in London’s Covent Garden. This was the very first disc record company in the UK, later becoming well known as HMV and EMI, and was the London affiliate of inventor Emile Berliner’s US National Gramophone Company. […]

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CANNED HEAT / JOHN LEE HOOKER: Carnegie Hall 1971 (CD)

Blues rock icons Canned Heat teamed up with blues legend John Lee Hooker for the classic 1971 double album Hooker n’ Heat and embarked on a subsequent historic tour together that has been captured here in all its glory!  This vintage set shakes and boogies with tons of authentic blues rhythms including the fantastic “Back […]

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CLIMAX BLUES BAND: FM Live Remastered (CD Slipcased)

Remastered and expanded reissues of the CLIMAX BLUESBAND catalogue, including this newly remastered edition of“FM LIVE”, originally released in 1973. Formed in Staffordin 1968 by Colin Cooper, the band (originally known as theCLIMAX CHICAGO BLUES BAND) recorded their sixth albumin New York City at the Academy of Music with a line up ofCOLIN COOPER (Vocals, […]

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WALTER TROUT: Luther’s Blues (CD)

We are told: OVERVIEW: Walter Trout’s backstory is a page-turner you won’t want to put down. Five decades in the making; it is equal parts thriller, romance, suspense and horror. There are musical fireworks, critical acclaim and fists-aloft triumph, offset by wilderness years and brushes with the jaws of narcotic oblivion. There are feted early stints […]

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BERT JANSCH: A Man I’d Rather Be (Part 1) (4CD Box)

We are told ….. 4CD 24-page hardback book Comprising Bert’s seminal 1960s output (alongside his only album as a duet with Pentangle bandmate John Renbourn) this four disc set covers an era that forged creative paths for everyone from Neil Young to Johnny Marr. New listening notes from Bill Leader, as well as unseen photographs […]

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STEVE MARRIOTT: I Need Your Love ……(Like a Fish needs a Raincoat) 1962-1991 (10″ Vinyl)

    Limited to 500 copies this 10” record covers the uber rare recordings of Steve Marriott before the Small faces. All tracks re-mastered. An album of rarities from the archives of the Marriott estate covering Four Decades. Includes ultra rare unreleased material from pre Small Faces days. Features the very first recordings Steve ever […]

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