Gold Top New Album Delivered By The Milk Men

Gold Top New Album Delivered By The Milk Men superb follow up to Debut album Full Phat. There may be no reworking of the recipe of British blues but then when something isn’t broke why change it. The Milk Men know that and play the style they love and will always be a welcomed by fans.

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Auld Mans Baccie are smokin on their live double album

First of all, I must declare a bit of a bias due to serendipity or simple coincidence. This band is from the North East of England, Seaham to be precise. I am from a small mining village in the North East; my wife is from Seaham and we used to do our courting (as it … Read more…

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Announcing Year of the Tiger Sings Myles Kennedy Solo

The album had a long gestation period, seven years. The first solo album Myles Kennedy wrote he threw away, leading to a period of intense writing as Myles said he found himself “writing like a madman.” With over twenty songs written over a short period, he began to see a clear direction to take.  Suddenly, … Read more…

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Made My Peace With You New Album from Paul Dunbar

Made My Peace With You New Album from Paul Dunbar & The Black Winter Band arriving was a reason to be excited at Bluesdoodles HQ, having first heard the gloriously distinctive vocals of Paul Dunbar performing with his previous band The Midnight Ramble at Blues on The Farm 2014. Now back as Paul Dunbar & … Read more…

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Make Your Way to Jennys Place Courtesy of Mike Ross

Make Your Way to Jennys Place Courtesy of Mike Ross   Make Your Way to Jenny’s Place Courtesy of Mike Ross. Why? This is modern contemporary music crossing and melding genres. Refusing to be confined to one room, he saunters through the rooms of Jenny’s place exploring tones and textures. What is never lost across … Read more…

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Dream Train Flying Blues From Alastair Greene

Alastair Greene’s musical qualifications are impressive. He has guested with such luminaries as Eric Burdon, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya, Savoy Brown, John Nemeth, and Debbie Davies. Now, after touring the world as the guitarist for the Alan Parson Project, Alastair has released a solo album called Dream Train. As he says, “I’ll always be grateful … Read more…

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Laurence Jones speaks the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

Laurence Jones speaks the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. 4 albums in, what do you do next? You look for something new and fresh, dig deep into your heart and see what comes out, to see what other sides there are to you. This is what Laurence Jones has done with … Read more…

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Grainne Duffy Third Album Where I Belong Delights

This is Grainne’s third album having listened unless it’s by choice, it amazes me that a major label has not taken up this stunning talent. Now I am, by preference a stompin’, blues-rocking type and it may surprise some, that this is not as blues/rock biased as her previous releases, but this album is a … Read more…

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Ilya Portnov Debut Album Strong Brew

Ilya Portnov Debut Album Strong Brew   Russia born, now based in the USA harmonica player Ilya Portnov loves the blues. His debut instrumental solo album, Strong Brew, is a mix of old-school blues and ragtime with gypsy and tango-influenced tunes. Ilya says he wanted to feature different kinds of music that played a big role in his … Read more…

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Reality Hits as Jack J Hutchinson Paints No Fiction

Reality Hits as Jack J Hutchinson Paints No Fiction Jack J Hutchinson, causes a stir whenever and wherever he plays live. His music catches the ear and pulls you deep into his dirty interpretation of the blues. The hooks are deep in the roots and the riffs have the energy of the contemporary music. On … Read more…

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