Tag Archives: folk rock

DAVE KELLY – Sun On My Face

February 13, 2024

Repertoire 2023 British blues mainstay goes for fiery comforts of classic tune and heartwarming song. Listening to Dave Kelly sing in his garden was one of those little delights which provided relief for many a music lover during Covid woes … Continue reading

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BEN REEL – Come A Long Way

December 21, 2023

Ben Reel 2023 From present Éire to reminiscences of the past, self-reinventing minstrel is tripping down memory lane. Introspection has always played a major part in Ben Reel’s oeuvre, even though a lot of his songs seem to be in … Continue reading

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BEATRIX PLAYERS – Living & Alive

November 5, 2023

Beatrix Players 2023 Enchanting English group are back to find grandeur in the everyday grasping of empirical delights. With three graces on its cover, “Magnified” – a debut album by the London ensemble whose very name would suggest a combination … Continue reading

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STRAWBS – The Magic Of It All

October 4, 2023

Esoteric Antenna 2023 The last hurrah of English institution whose intrepid spirit should live on. It could be this ensemble’s last album anyway but, when the cancer-battling Dave Cousins called his colleagues to join him in Cape Town to work … Continue reading

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PÓL BRENNAN – The Irish Revolution

September 26, 2023

Arc 2023 The gloom of discord over the Emerald Isle: esteemed clansman paints cinematic tapestries with subdued grandeur as befits the centennial of the Civil War’s end. In 2023, when Ireland celebrated the hundredth anniversary of the finale of the … Continue reading

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