Tag Archives: rhythm-and-blues

CACTUS – Tightrope

June 8, 2021

Purple Pyramid 2021 Still ‘ot ‘n’ sweaty, ‘eavy rhythm-and-blues veterans balance their graceful act and walk into sunset with a smile. Prickly like the Sonoran Desert vegetation and charged like Battersea Power Station back in the day, as this album’s … Continue reading

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PROCOL HARUM – Missing Persons (Alive Forever)

May 25, 2021

Esoteric Antenna 2021 Above all else confusion reigns: veteran collective deliver timeless sentiments from beyond the veil. For all their pursuit of posterity, this ensemble never shied away from leaving a lyrical comment on current affairs – quite often shrouding … Continue reading

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ALEXIS KORNER & SNAPE – Accidentally Born In New Orleans

January 18, 2021

Brain 1972 / Talking Elephant 2020 Happenstance funsters: rock elite from Blighty build a new sort of rapport across the Atlantic yet find neither fame nor fortune. Respected as a founding father of British blues – a status bestowed on … Continue reading

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SHIRLEY KING – Blues For A King

September 6, 2020

Cleopatra 2020 B.B.’s baby marks her 70th anniversary with a personal twist on choice classics and a sprinkling of new tunes. Despite a brace of albums issued in the ’90s and an occasional concert alongside her old man, so-called “the … Continue reading

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HÅKON HØYE – Nights At The Surf Motel

March 12, 2020

Big H 2019 Norwegian guitar slinger in the lyrical place of his reverie… or pretends to, as there’s too much fun to be had. Although it’s been about a couple decades since Håkon Høye seriously started plying his trade, his … Continue reading

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