Review: Rory Gallagher Blues (3CD Deluxe Edition) (UMC – Chess 2019) – CD3 – Live Blues

In May of 2019 Rory Gallagher’s estate released “Blues” (the title as unpretentious as Rory and his music).  Available in two formats: a fifteen-track ...

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Review: Rory Gallagher Blues (3CD Deluxe Edition) (UMC – Chess 2019) – CD2 – Acoustic Blues

In May of 2019 Rory Gallagher’s estate released “Blues” (the title as unpretentious as Rory and his music).  Available in two formats: a fifteen-track ...

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Review: Rory Gallagher Blues (3CD Deluxe Edition) (UMC – Chess 2019) – CD1 – Electric Blues

In May of 2019 Rory Gallagher’s estate released “Blues” (the title as unpretentious as Rory and his music).  Available in two formats: a fifteen-track ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 3 – Surprise Partie & BBC Sessions

After the last set of tracks from their January 31st show at The Warehouse, Disc 3 takes us back in time, with tracks six through eight coming from a November ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 2 – The Warehouse recordings

Tracks 6 through 15 on Disc 2 and tracks 1 through five on Disc 3 of “Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) are taken ...

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Review: Fleetwood Mac – Before the Beginning 1968 – 1970 Live & Demo Sessions” (Sony Music) Part 1 – The Carousel Ballroom / Fillmore West recordings

This was the last of six compilations of concert and / or BBC broadcasts from the Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac that were released in 2019 (see: https://smil...

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Six New Releases of Vintage Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac Recordings in 2019 – An Overview

2019 saw the beginning of what will surely be a “Classic Rock” gold rush as companies large and small hope to cash in on the expiration of the fifty-year ...

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Louis Austin on working with Peter Green – excerpt from “The Parts You Don’t Hear – The Untold Story of Sound Techniques”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO-IUVD9VJ0&feature=youtu.be I came across this on a Peter Green Facebook Page and I am thankful for the posting as ...

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‘Jail Guitar Doors’ – International Clash Day 2019

Red-faced admission: I’ve known and enjoyed this song for forty years and only recently discovered that the second verse refers to Peter Green (and that was ...

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Otis Rush’s ‘Homework’ – Part 1 – Origins

Influential guitarist Bill Jennings wrote and recorded a jazzy ballad called ‘Have You Ever Had the Blues’ with Juanita Lenoir in 1955, (the record, ...

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