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TRASH MAN BLUES…

There have been a number of singers called CHARLIE (CHARLES) BROWN, but the one we’re interested in right now is the Charlie who works out of Philadelphia. Our Mr B was the drummer in...

SEEING THE LIGHT….

RICK HOLMSTROM is an acclaimed US guitarist. He’s worked with luminaries across genres – most notably (for us) was his stint with Booker T while he spent 13 years as Mavis Staples’ guitarist/bandleader. Indeed,...

PHIL SPECTOR DIES….

PHIL SPECTOR – music producer probably without equal and convicted murderer – died on Saturday 16th January. He was 81. His death was announced thus by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation; “California...

TILLY – MIXED UP….

Young Brit soulstress TILLY (GRACE) enjoyed a late 2020 hit with her sweet Nigel Lowis mixed and produced ‘Life After Love’ – a lovely, poignant song whose maturity belied Tilly’s youthfulness! Now the song...

MORE RUFF N TUMBLE

The UK’s RUFF n TUMBLE (Sam ‘Junior’ Bromfield and Dave ‘Leggz’ Longmore) hit the No. 1 spot in 2 major charts in 2020 with ‘Where Do We Go from Here’ and a cover of...

STAY OPTIMISTIC!

If ever there was a song for these tough times, it has to be ‘Optimistic’. Right now, we all need generous doses of optimism – a light at the end of a very long...

ONE TO WATCH….

Our latest “one to watch” video clip (right or bottom of screen depending on your device) features a brand-new song from classic Chicago harmony group, THE NOTATIONS. Back in the 60s and 70s they...

PORTER; IN THE SPIRIT….

‘Blythe Spirit’ is one of Noel Coward’s most famous plays. A comedy of manners with a dark undertow, it deals with spiritualism, mediums and seances – all of which transfixed sections of the British...

DURANICE PACE DIES…

Celebrated gospel singer and evangelist DURANICE PACE died on Thursday 14th January. Few details are available save that Ms Pace had been suffering with thyroid cancer for the last three years. Ms Pace will...