A History of ‘Homework’ – Part 2

When Otis Rush joined the 1966 American Folk Blues Festival European tour, he had not released a record under his own name in four years. Prior to that tour, he had only two songs released in the U.K.; ‘So Many Roads, So Many Trains’ had appeared on the Pye International Chess compilation “The Blues, Volume […]

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Review: The Act featuring Peter Green

Live at the Boston Tea Party 1970 (Middle Sun Media 2020) For fifty years, devotees of the music of Peter Green have been patiently piecing together previously unreleased recordings as they surfaced: BBC performances, live concerts (often incomplete, with only a few stray tracks and occasionally, a lone song, their provenance unidentified, or worse, misidentified) […]

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The Roots of Danny Kirwan’s ‘Like Crying’

Jigsaw Puzzle Blues – On March 04, 2020, Ismael Flores added another piece to the puzzle when he posted this incredible find on the Danny Kirwan (Original Fleetwood Mac) Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/939494226089879/: Buddy Boy Hawkins – Shaggy Dog Blues – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP355jAGyaY Hawkins is something of a musical apparition; although we know what he looked like, […]

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Guest Blog – Musician Andrew Kastner: his early years / his friendship with Peter Green and the up-coming release of “The Act Featuring Peter Green – Live from the Boston Tea Party 1970”

Richard Orlando: As for so many musicians, The Beatles’ first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show put Andrew Kastner on the path to a career in music Andrew Kastner: My mom came from a musical creative family in Germany and so I think it was in my DNA.  I played Piano for a year in […]

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Louis Austin on working with Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac

Louis Austin on working with Peter Green and Fleetwood Mac

From the film “The Parts You Don’t Hear – The Untold Story of Sound Techniques” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO-IUVD9VJ0 I became aware of this via a post by Jeff Willens on the Peter Green – Man of the World Facebook Page on May 03, 2019 – Thank you – I probably would have missed this otherwise – […]

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