Tag Archives: John Gustafson

IAN GILLAN BAND – Return To The Source

May 26, 2022

Talking Elephant 2022 From smoke on the water and into clear air turbulence: ultimate hard-rock singer expands his grasp of rhythm-and-blues and gets a grip on jazz. Born out of necessity after the former DEEP PURPLE warbler’s voice was frayed … Continue reading

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“The Butterfly Ball” Gets A Box Set Treatment

February 25, 2018

While the reissue of this project’s live version remains in contractual limbo, 1974’s “The Butterfly Ball And The Grasshopper’s Feast” – credited to Roger Glover And Friends but written in significant part by Eddie Hardin – will emerge anew as … Continue reading

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JOE JAMMER – Headway

January 17, 2015

Angel Air 2014 Four decades on since its recording, long-lost slice of British funk comes up for savoring. Having progressed from a roadie for the likes of LED ZEPPELIN who’d brought him from the US to the UK, Joe Jammer … Continue reading

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Joe Jammer comes up with a lost album

December 21, 2014

American Joe Jammer was born Joe Wright but the nickname Jimmy Page had given him stuck on English soil and appeared on a lot of records, once the former roadie and guitar tech progressed to a musician in his own right. … Continue reading

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John Gustafson remembered

November 19, 2014

It was back in 2007 that I  John Gustafson, and the popularity of this piece on the Internet only stressed the fact how underestimated – and how much loved – Gus was. Sadly, John passed away in September 2014 and, since … Continue reading

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