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Paddy Milner & Marcus Bonfanti Interview

March 28, 2010 | 4 Comments

One of our favourite line-ups is Earl Thomas with Paddy Milner & the Big Sounds, comprising nine very talented musicians. Two of them, Paddy Milner and Marcus Bonfanti, came in to Blues In Britain to talk to Fran Leslie and made her day.

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Don’t Criminalise Live Music – Interview with Lord Tim Clement-Jones

March 1, 2010 | 1 Comment

Lord Clement-Jones, Tim to his friends, is a Liberal Democrat peer with responsibility for Culture, Media & Sport. He is championing a new bill through Parliament, which aims to restore music to small venues without the need for an expensive and punitive licence.

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Jeremy Spencer Interview

September 29, 2009 | 6 Comments

The unexpurgated version of the interview that appears in Issue 90! Asking the questions: editor Fran Leslie. You have been invited to play at the Chicago Blues Festival and I see that you are doing a workshop entitled The Art of Slide. How did that come about? In July of last year (2008), I was […]

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Jeremy Spencer

June 8, 2009 | 11 Comments

A wonderful old clip (turn up your volume, it’s not the best sound) of Peter Green’s Fleetwood Mac, with our Issue 90 cover star Jeremy Spencer singing and sliding.. Danny Kirwan (g), John McVie (b) and Mick Fleetwood (d), completing the line-up, of course.

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Big Joe Louis – Interview

January 7, 2009 | 3 Comments

The unexpurgated version of the interview that appears in Issue 85! Singer, guitarist, songwriter and musicologist Big Joe Louis is a veteran of the UK blues scene. He plays in the UK and Europe both solo and with His Blues Kings. He also tours with many American artists, who value his style of playing. In […]

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Peter Green

September 13, 2008 | 6 Comments

Check out this video of Peter Green, released in advance of a forthcoming 4CD anthology of his work..

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Bill Hurley & The Inmates – Interview

September 3, 2008 | 10 Comments

Here’s an article called ‘Back In History – The Inmates’ that we ran in Issue 53 of Blueprint in 2001. With two albums out and following a barnstorming gig at the Borderline in September, 70s R&B giants The Inmates are back on the loose again. Keith Shackleton talked to lead singer Bill Hurley over a […]

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The Elevators’ John Whippy – Interview

September 3, 2008 | 5 Comments

Back in Issue 39 we did an interview with the Elevators frontman, the late John Whippy. Here it is online, by way of tribute..

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Joss Stone – Soul Sessions

September 3, 2008 | Leave a comment

Archive CD review from 2003 Currently slippin’ and slidin out of your radio with her sly White Stripes cover ‘Fell In Love With A Boy’, its the end of the beginning for Joss Stone. Let’s see what we have here – just sixteen, ‘from that little English town of Devon’ as our American friends would […]

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