Archive of Editorial

Issue 226 – October 2020

September 30, 2020 | Leave a comment

This is my last edition as Editor of Blues in Britain and coincidently this is the 400th issue of the magazine. 174 issues of BluePrint were printed between June 1988 and January 2002, when the title changed, and then 226 under the Blues In Britain banner.This month we talk to Rag Mama Rag, Studebaker John, […]

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Issue 225 – September 2020

August 31, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we continue with masses of album reviews. We talk to Johnny Bird, Mike Wheeler, Jim Kirkpatrick, Félix Rabin, John Németh, Kim Simmonds and Malaya Blue most of whom have new album releases and should have been touring this month. We look back on John Verity’s 50 years in the business. The Washboard Resonators […]

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Issue 224 – August 2020

July 26, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we have increased to nine full pages our new album reviews. We talk to Laurence Jones, The Terraplanes, Stompin’ Dave Allen and Kent DuChaine. We also talk to Johnny Burgin and our cover artist Walter Trout who should have both been touring here in support of their latest albums. The Big Picture returns […]

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Issue 223 – July 2020

June 29, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we have eight full pages of new album reviews for you and we talk to Bad Touch, Eliza Neals and Stephen Dale Petit, all of whom should have been touring, in support of their new releases. Talking of which, Dion has a new blues album too, we get the lowdown. Multi-award winner, Elles […]

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Issue 222 – June 2020

May 29, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we have eight full pages of new album reviews for you and we talk to Eamonn McCormack from Northern Ireland, Robert Jon & The Wreck from the United States and Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective from the Essex Delta, all of whom have new releases. We reveal the recipients of the Form […]

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Issue 221 – May 2020

April 30, 2020 | Leave a comment

In addition to our eight full pages of new album reviews, this month we talk to The Bad Day Blues Band, The John Doe Trio and Cherry Lee Mewis about their latest releases. Shaun, continues blowin’ up a storm with his Harmonica and investigates learning online and Ashley Sherlock introduces himself. As we said last […]

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Issue 220 – April 2020

March 30, 2020 | Leave a comment

Well the shutters came rattling down as we went to press. Instantly making some of our content this month redundant, but such is life. With the live music scene closed the artists still need to bring in an income, so if you were going to see an artist during the month (see our gig guide) […]

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Issue 219 – March 2020

March 1, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to Clare Free about her latest album and getting back on the road. Mike Farris and The Billy Walton Band both return for a tour and we get some background on these increasingly popular artists. We’re hearing of a forthcoming album from Chris Corcoran so we catch up with him and […]

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Issue 218 – February 2020

January 28, 2020 | Leave a comment

This month we talk to Marcus Malone and Innes Sibun about their latest collaboration and album. James Oliver is wowing the crowds and now has an album ready to launch, we get the lowdown. Back On The Road Again features Northsyde, which will please many fans and from what we hear they are off to […]

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Issue 217 – January 2020

January 3, 2020 | Leave a comment

A Happy New year Looking ahead to the beginning of a new decade, in this month’s magazine we talk to Gary Fletcher who, although probably known for his bass duties with The Blues Band, tours the UK with his band in support of his latest album. We get behind the scenes with Ben Fisher and […]

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