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What’s New in Issue 141

August 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

Here we are then with my first issue as Editor, I hope you enjoy the read. In the centre pages we’ve started a new feature called The Big Picture – this month Laurence Harvey caught Larry Miller and Derek White having fun on stage at The Limelight Theatre, Aylesbury. We’ve loads of reports from festivals all around […]

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What’s New in Issue 140

July 27, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why did Bob Hall get “…that little tingle on the back of the neck,” when he first heard Little Jimmy Reed? Why does guitar tutor Rick Payne say “…kids today would benefit from using their ears more.” How did the Nightporters make-up after breaking up? How did a Spanish conquistador’s search for gold help Moreland […]

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What’s New in Issue 140

July 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

Why did Bob Hall get “…that little tingle on the back of the neck,” when he first heard Little Jimmy Reed? Why does guitar tutor Rick Payne say “…kids today would benefit from using their ears more.” How did the Nightporters make-up after breaking up? How did a Spanish conquistador’s search for gold help Moreland […]

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What’s New in Issue 139

June 29, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why does David Migden think marching bands are “really pretty cool”? How does acoustic singer-songwriter Lucy Zirins prepare to open the show for blues-rock bands? Why did Victor Brox re-christen Norman Beaker live on TV? Why does Sam Hare say being sleep deprived is good for song-writing? Who does Dale Storr nominate as the greatest […]

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What’s New in Issue 139

June 29, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why does David Migden think marching bands are “really pretty cool”? How does acoustic singer-songwriter Lucy Zirins prepare to open the show for blues-rock bands? Why did Victor Brox re-christen Norman Beaker live on TV? Why does Sam Hare say being sleep deprived is good for song-writing? Who does Dale Storr nominate as the greatest […]

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What’s New in Issue 138

May 29, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why does Finnish ‘slide-queen’ Erja Lyytinen particularly like playing to English people? What new name for his band did Norman Beaker find on a Mindbenders album in 1967? Which overheard ‘phone call ‘outed’ Dana Dixon as a harp player? Which single does Alan Glen nominate as the top Chess release of all time? Why does […]

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What’s New in Issue 138

May 29, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why does Finnish ‘slide-queen’ Erja Lyytinen particularly like playing to English people? What new name for his band did Norman Beaker find on a Mindbenders album in 1967? Which overheard ‘phone call ‘outed’ Dana Dixon as a harp player? Which single does Alan Glen nominate as the top Chess release of all time? Why does […]

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What’s New in Issue 137

April 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

Why does Steve Roux think leading a trio is like being of stage “…with your tackle out.”? Why did Billy Boy Miskimmin commute from Australia to London to play harmonica? Who destroyed Tommy Johnson’s new headstone? How did Paul Long manage to see four Joe Bonamassa concerts in a week? What happened when Norman Beaker […]

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What’s New in Issue 136

March 26, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why did Mike Sanchez grow “…a real Errol Flynn moustache…” when he was twenty one? What does Elvin Bishop remember about his first encounter with Newcastle Brown Ale in 1966? Why is Matt Schofield pleased that he can’t win the best guitarist award? How did Norman Beaker win a slot on the Lonnie Donegan Show? […]

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What’s New in Issue 135

February 27, 2013 | Leave a comment

Why could Maria Muldaur write an X-rated book? Why was a heat-warped guitar the new start for Martin Harley? How was a serious injury the making of Norman Beaker’s blues career? Why does Jo Harman think that sexual politics dominates the music business? When did a Shakespearean actor organise a memorial for a New Orleans […]

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