Tag Archives: rhythm-and-blues

DUFFY POWER – Dusty Road: The Adrian Millar Sessions 1972-1973

October 21, 2023

GSF 1972 / Talking Elephant 2023 Legendary British artist’s finest offering finds a refreshed, and properly contextualized, outing. Flying out of Larry Parnes’ nest of talent, this singer didn’t live up to his pseudonym so, although not forgotten, neither Duffy … Continue reading

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TOMMY ROE – Here To Here

October 8, 2023

Solar Music 2023 Like a whirlpool, it never ends: unexpected return of a much-loved veteran of bubblegum-pop scene. It’s been a decade since Tommy Roe announced his retirement and submitted what was perceived to be his , but here he … Continue reading

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BLUE LARGO – Got To Believe

July 20, 2023

Blue Largo 2022 Veterans of South Californian rhythm-and-blues scene serve up a series of career-defining moments and soothe the listener’s psyche. Everything people need to know about this ensemble is eloquently – and with a lot of gusto – expressed … Continue reading

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SAM & DAVE – Soul Man Explosion

April 28, 2023

Cleopatra 2023 Stax legends’ cache of classics gets reassessed – and few of them updated – to stress their undiminishing shock factor. One can’t get enough of this duo – just ask Paul Rodgers who gave a new meaning to … Continue reading

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January 10, 2023

Cleopatra 2022 The last hurray from an embodiment of contemporary rockabilly and his timeless partner-in-crime. It’s not too often that a British guitarist becomes a perfect foil for American artists yet it does happen. Such a permanent presence has been … Continue reading

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