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Download – Jeff ‘The Horse’ Horsey

December 23, 2012 | Leave a comment

West Country bluesman Jeff Horsey wrote to us recently and very generously offered a couple of tracks from his new CD ‘Skeletons’ for your listening pleasure. He’s been playing the blues for a good while now, but in recent times he started gigging solo with foot percussion, slide and standard tuned guitars and rack harp, doing “downbeat […]

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Download – Well Hung Heart

October 29, 2012 | 2 Comments

Remember The Hoax? Their fiery brand of blues rock kept us Brits warm through the latter half of the 90s, when three album releases and a long string of sell-out shows displayed their terrific prowess. Bass player Robin Davey is based in Los Angeles now, and his new musical vehicle is Well Hung Heart, a scuzzy, down […]

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British Blues Awards Winners 2012

September 12, 2012 | 1 Comment

The winners of the 2012 British Blues Awards were announced at Newark Blues Festival on Sunday September 9th. All artists and bands were nominated, and voted for, by blues fans.

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Download – Mudcats Blues Trio

August 24, 2012 | 6 Comments

Chris Wragg, guitarist with Sheffield blues-rockers The Mudcats Blues Trio, writes in with news of their debut LP, ‘The Tesla Recordings’. Chris has travelled the world honing his craft, touring with the great Buddy Guy and supporting such artists as T Model Ford and Aynsley Lister.

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Interview – Paul Rishell & Annie Raines

July 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

From the archives – several years ago Paul Rishell & Annie Raines were interviewed by Y6 pupils at Russell Hall Primary School, West Yorkshire following their workshop at the school and prior to their appearance in Keighley.

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Interview – Dale Storr

May 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

Here’s a letter we received from keyboard player and singer Dale Storr, originally featured in Issue 120. After twenty years of playing New Orleans style music, he has gone through a period of transition, from bandleader to soloist and has now emerged in a duo with Kim Mayhew, the saxophonist, to whom he is engaged.

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Download – Jo Harman

May 4, 2012 | 17 Comments

Since leaving a lucrative production deal with a Grammy Winning producer, Jo Harman has made an immediate impact stepping out to make music she loves, under her own terms.

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Eric Sardinas Interview

February 19, 2012 | Leave a comment

Eric Sardinas has UK dates at the end of March and beginning of April and is touring the ‘Sticks and Stones’ album. Interviewed for Blues in Britain by Moray Stuart; photo by Al Stuart.

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Download – The Coalminers

January 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

London soul and funk collective The Coalminers are building a fine reputation on the capital’s live music scene. Their six piece line up, oft augmented by brass and percussion, delivers an unparalleled swampy New Orleans funk groove.

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Watch – Alan Glen Interview

December 29, 2011 | Leave a comment

Blues in Britain editor Fran Leslie sits down with Issue 121 star Alan Glen for a video interview.

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