Muddy Waters and Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s ‘mind-blowing’ station show

On 7 May 1964, a gaggle of excited passengers alighted on to a rainy disused railway station platform in south Manchester and took their seats for what one of the city’s leading music academics says was a “massively culturally significant” gig. The show at Whalley Range’s Wilbraham Road station, recorded for Granada TV as the […]

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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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Mahalia Jackson’s Gospel Book by Mahalia Jackson

Considered by many to be as the greatest gospel singer ever to live, Mahalia Jackson’s popularity extended across racial divides, she was gospel’s first superstar, and even decades after her death she remains, for many listeners, a defining symbol of the music’s transcendent power. With her singularly expressive contralto, Jackson continues to inspire the generations […]

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Roger Chapman – Peaceology (CD)

  “Peaceology” contains 13 tracks from Blues to Rock to Soul – an amazingly updated masterpiece of work by Roger Chapman. A great mix of different genres Roger used to create his very own and unforgettable sound.The former singer/songwriter and front man of famous UK rock bands like Family and Streetwalkers started his very successful solo career in […]

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CANNED HEAT: Live In Concert 1979 Parr Meadows Long Island (CD)

Live In Concert 1979 Parr Meadows Long Island There have been quite a few high profile events to commemorate the legendary 1969 Woodstock Festival, but one of the most interesting occurred when many of the original musicians who had performed at Woodstock converged in Long Island’s Parr Meadows to celebrate the 10th anniversary. Unlike later […]

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FREE: Mr. Big (live)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT1F0AN9-PE 214,814 views so far “1000% more soul here – guitar playing very simple but impossible to emulate – so much emotion without trickery. Awesome Free were around in the seventies and were a fantastic blues/rock band with great vocals and guitar solos.  Andy Fraser’s bass guitar playing on this track sounds like another lead […]

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CHICAGO BLUES: Milestones of Legends (10CD Box Set)

10 CD box set containing twenty original albums from all the giants of the electric Chicago blues, including Muddy Waters, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, Memphis Slim, Sunnyland Slim, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Elmore James, King Curtis, Freddie King and Little Brother Montgomery.

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