Spotlight: On Danny Kirwan

Mike Vernon first spotted Kirwan, all of seventeen at the time, playing guitar in a trio called Boilerhouse, with Trevor Stevens on bass and Dave Terrey on drums, “…I seem to remember him playing this Watkins beginner guitar yet making these wild sounds that reminded me in a way of Lowell Fulson… I was desperate […]

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Addendum: Reassessing Peter Green’s (Brief) Return to Fleetwood Mac in 1971

Second only to the conflicting tales of that infamous night at a Munich commune, are the stories told concerning Green’s brief return to the band in early 1971.  The second week of February 1971 found Peter Green’s old band beginning another eight-week tour of North America, their second since his departure from the band. They […]

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BBC Sessions –

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – January 23, 1967 The recordings made by British blues and rock performers for the broadcast on various BBC outlets in the mid-to-late sixties are almost an alternate history of the bands and the era.  Most of the songs were recorded live, straight through, although some sessions allowed for limited overdubbing.  All […]

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