Howlin’ Wolf – Back Door Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVIA1n5ng4Y “Man Zepplin ripped this man off I didn’t know The Doors did too. I sure hope he got money from them This is pure sex. If i could speak music to you this would be it i wouldn’t talk a word i would just play this and you would understand my heart.”

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Oil City Confidential + Wilko Johnson

Review by Vac Fagan, Pics by Andy Hall – “Julien Temple’s “Oil City Confidential” documentary of the rise of Dr. Feelgood launched across the UK with a ground breaking rock & roll cinema event as fans saw the film in their local cinemas, followed by the gig beamed live. Our crack team our Feelgood aficionados […]

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Nick Gravenites and Blue Gravy featuring Paul Butterfield / Michael Bloomfield with Mark Naftalin

Bundle includes two limited edtion live radio broadcasts, as follows: The Record Plant ’73 by Nick Gravenites and Blue Gravy featuring Paul Butterfield Nick “Gravy” Gravenites the acknowledged link and catylst between the sixties white blues boy scene of Chicago and the burgeoning acid/hippy happenings of San Francisco has a remarkable and imposing CV. Writing […]

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Interview with Dave Arcari, blues singer/guitarist/songwriter

“SLIDE guitarist & songwriter Dave Arcari’s alt.blues sounds owe as much to trash country, punk and rockabilly as they do pre-war Delta blues and have been showcased via six internationally-acclaimed solo CD releases.  With more than 100 UK dates a year plus regular shows in Finland, Estonia, France, Germany, Belgium, Poland and Canada, Arcari is […]

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B.B. King – The Life Of Riley (2CD)

From the archives BB King-The Life Of Riley is powerful, insightful and heart-warming feature documentary about legendary Blues man, BB King. Narrated by Morgan Freeman and featuring contributions by, amongst others, Eric Clapton, Bono, Ringo Starr, Carlos Santana, Slash, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Bruce Willis. In order to create as […]

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JEREMY SPENCER: Coventry Blue (CD)

    Jeremy Spencer, legendary British Blues slide guitarist and original member of Fleetwood Mac announces his new album “Coventry Blue”. If you consider yourself a Blues aficionado and recognize its elemental role in the evolution of Rock history, then you are aware of Jeremy Spencer as one of the premier guitarists of the late […]

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Fleetwood Mac And The Christine Perfect Band – Hey Baby (Vinyl 180 LP)

180 gram vinyl LP featuring 4 studio tracks by The Christine Perfect Band from 1968 and featuring the Yardbirds original guitarist Top Tophem, plus 5 tracks by the fledgling Fleetwood Mac after Peter Green left featuring Christine Perfect, Danny Kirwan and Jeremy Spencer alongside Mick Fleetwood and John McVie. Tracks: Hey Baby / It’s You I Miss / […]

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Rory Gallagher: Album Buying Guide

by Reverend Keith A. Gordon Updated February 12, 2017 Irish-born guitarist Rory Gallagher first came to our attention as the frontman of the power trio Taste, a well-regarded band that rode the second wave of the 1960s-era British blues-rock boom to a modicum of success and fame. Gallagher launched his solo career with a self-titled […]

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The Blues Band – Rock Goes To College (CD+DVD)

Keele University, United Kingdom, 22nd May, 1980. Rock Goes To College was a BBC series that first ran between 1978 and 1981 on British television. Upcoming rock bands were showcased, and it was broadcast ‘live’ from small venues at University, Polytechnic and College halls, where tickets were often given free to students, ensuring a full […]

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Channa Vithana / The triumph of marketing over mediocrity? Part #3 (of 4): Van Morrison. Channa Vithana takes a view, and supplies evidence.

Previously What about Van Morrison? Yes, I think he is a triumph of marketing over mediocrity.Yes, very much so. He’s boring, old and curmudgeonly in a way that has destroyed any semblance of the brilliance from his early years in the dazzling 60s rock & roll group Them. I really liked the sharp, slightly sinister […]

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Jeff Healey Band – Full Circle (3CD+DVD disc Box) inc track list

The Jeff Healey Band was known for their high-energy live performances. This special edition package features three very unique concerts (their appearance at the 1989 Montreal Jazz Festival, in support of their debut album ‘See The Light’, a 1991 performance at Switzerland’s St. Gallen Open Air Festival and a 1995 concert in their home town […]

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Carnegie Hall 1971 (CD) by Canned Heat With John Lee Hooker

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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