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Farewell, Sandy Dillon And Ray Majors

August 11, 2022

Two prominent figures of British musical landscape, Sandy Dillon and Ray Majors, left this mortal coil within days of each other: death did not do them part. There’s no details presently on the reason of the couple’s unexpected, untimely passing, … Continue reading

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Songwriting Giant Lamont Dozier Passed Away

August 10, 2022

Lamont Dozier, one of the architects of modern music – a giant of classic soul and contemporary pop – passed away on August 8th at the age of 81. It might have seemed that in the later years the veteran … Continue reading

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CYMBALIC ENCOUNTERS Bid Farewell To Ex-BRAND X Members

August 9, 2022

Quite possibly Mark Murdock’s most loved project – existing alongside MASHEEN MESSIAH, THE NEW EMPIRE and his solo and collaborative output – the ensemble named CYMBALIC ENCOUNTERS had a heavyweight aura to them from the very beginning: from 2013’s when … Continue reading

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Rory Gallagher’s “Deuce” Gets A Deluxe Treatment

August 5, 2022

First issued in 1971 to an initially lackluster reception, Rory Gallagher‘s “Deuce” album has cast a long shadow over the years, its opening and closing numbers – “Used To Be” and “Crest Of A Wave” – becoming surefire concert classics … Continue reading

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Jeff Berlin’s Tribute To Jack Bruce: Sammy And Geddy Guest

August 3, 2022

A bass institution unto himself and a stalwart of fusion scene, has always been vocal about to his creative and melodic influence, naming the great late Jack Bruce as an ultimate composer and performer. This is why Jeff’s “Jack Songs” … Continue reading

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