Tag Archives: The Yardbirds

Interview with Paul Samwell-Smith

December 8, 2022

He had been a member of THE YARDBIRDS, a British blues band acclaimed for their sonic experiments that would be deemed legendary, and a successful songwriter whose numbers would be covered by hundreds of artists, including David Bowie and RAINBOW. … Continue reading

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Interview with PAUL SAMWELL-SMITH

December 6, 2022

December 2022 In terms of perspective, he seemed to have everything: he was a member of THE YARDBIRDS, a British blues band acclaimed for their sonic experiments that would be deemed legendary, and a successful songwriter whose numbers would be … Continue reading

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Jim McCarty To Release A New Album – With A Guest From RUSH

January 10, 2018

Last summer, when this scribe met in Toronto, he was glowing. The legend of British blues was demoing a new album for THE YARDBIRDS and had just recorded a new solo collection, a follow-up to the brilliant from 2009. It … Continue reading

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SHOOT – On The Frontier

March 15, 2017

EMI 1973 / Angel Air 2017 There and back again: long-forgotten borderline adventure of former Yardbird and his intrepid cohorts. “I just fancied singing my own songs and composing them on the piano”: that’s how, in ‘s words, this band … Continue reading

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RAY MAJORS – The 7% Solution

June 19, 2014

Angel Air 2014 Hard-hitting blues from the one who survived rock ‘n’ roll and deadly illness. Note the shades on the artist’s eyes on the cover and the shade of blue around him: from Blind Willie Johnson’s prototype of “In … Continue reading

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