Tag Archives: John Tout

RENAISSANCE – A Song For All Seasons

September 1, 2019

Warner Bros 1977 / Esoteric 2019 With a turn toward changes, symphonic rockers are beckoned to new horizons where past and future, and here and there, come together. Here was an ensemble who, by 1978, had toured the world, graced … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE – Ashes Are Burning

August 24, 2019

Sovereign 1973 / Esoteric 2019 Traveling the days of freedom, English art-folk ensemble open up their dreams and find a new way to shine. 1973 was pivotal to this collective’s creative development: having opened their scope to epic panoramas on … Continue reading

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SHOOT – On The Frontier

March 15, 2017

EMI 1973 / Angel Air 2017 There and back again: long-forgotten borderline adventure of former Yardbird and his intrepid cohorts. “I just fancied singing my own songs and composing them on the piano”: that’s how, in ‘s words, this band … Continue reading

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RENAISSANCE: Classic Concerts To Be Released

August 9, 2016

Last year saw no less than two releases from RENAISSANCE – one  and – that were followed by the band’s recent . Soon, though no particular date was given, the archival streak is to be picked up by a DVD/3CD package “Live At The BBC” comprising concert … Continue reading

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WISHBONE ASH Guitarist Remembers RENAISSANCE Keyboardist

May 7, 2015

As we  a few days ago, on May 1st John Tout, the former keyboard player with RENAISSANCE had passed away. He stays in the memory of many, though, and that’s how , the guitarist of WISHBONE ASH, remembers John: “I am saddened to … Continue reading

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