Recorded this year, one of the final performances by Wilko, who died last week.
So sad to hear about Wilko, who died in his sleep this week at his home in Westcliff-on-Sea. He was 75.
IN our children’s younger days we soon concluded that family holidays were a waste of time. Our son Jim was constantly car-sick (he still becomes queasy on a bendy country … Continue readingWish we weren’t here
More blues from the TTs, this time their take on the Allman Brothers classic more than half a century after it was written. What do you think of the little … Continue readingTedeschi Trucks: Whipping Post
Yesterday we had Susan Tedeschi and her husband Derek Trucks playing alongside B B King in 2011. Here they are in Boston six years later with their own band, performing … Continue readingTedeschi Trucks Band: I Pity The Fool
I STARTED supporting the Wildfowl Trust, as it was then, about 40 years ago after a magical visit to their reserve at Caerlaverock in southern Scotland. I saw thousands of barnacle … Continue readingHot air from the wildfowl wokies
Amazingly, Riley B King was 86 when he recorded this in 2011, live at the Royal Albert Hall with Slash, Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Ronnie Wood and Mick Hucknall. Hope … Continue readingB B King: The Thrill is Gone
This was written by the group’s leader Roy Wood, recorded on December 23, 1967 and released on January 26, 1968. It reached No 3 in Britain but did nothing in … Continue readingThe Move: Fire Brigade
Believe it or not, these guys are all Brits and this was recorded in the Bristol church The Mount Without. From their debut album Love Lost in Blood, released last … Continue readingJules Reason and the Fire: Church of the Blues
This was written by Jon Goin and Larry Michael Lee, and recorded by the Everlys for their brilliant 1985 album Born Yesterday, produced by Dave Edmunds. In 1986 it was released … Continue readingEverly Brothers: These Shoes