Mr. William Savage

"Paul Savage"
Helpful votes received on reviews: 83% (19 of 23)
Location: Guildford


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,716,091 - Total Helpful Votes: 19 of 23
Performance: Rockin' the Fillmore ~ Humble Pie
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
On this album the band (probably because of Marriot) blended 'the white-boy' and 'the blues' beloved, nay adored, by said 'white boy' (actually English boy) perfectly. It is one of the greatest ever blues rock albums - end of story. I bought it when it came out and I have never tired of it. At around the same time I got into jazz and let a lot of rock/pop go, but I never flagged in my admiration for this record - I think I may even have respected it more because it is as well played and committed as anything else you can think of. The quality of the musicianship, particularly Peter Frampton but also Steve and the rhythm section is very high but this is exciting music and sounds as if it… Read more
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight ~ Linda Thompson
8 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars KNocks Spots Off, 22 July 2006
After all these years I now know that R & L Thompson made amongst the very best 'rock' records ever. When you compare them with the reputations of Buffalo Springfield(one hit), CSNY-Neil Young, Byrds etc, and then all the 'serious' British folk rock acts of the 60s 70s, nothing comes close. Nothing. The only one (not really folk rock!) is Elvis Costello at his peak on the best of his first half dozen or so albums (TYM, GH, KOA, AB, IB to save space by using initials). Withour wishing to sound pseudish, it's almost - ahem - art music, but works like rock on the psyche (crikey!). Not much pop is. Don't get me wrong - rock and roll rules! Led Zep, Rory Gallaher and the Jam have their… Read more

Wish List

What We Did On Our Holidays ~ Fairport Convention
What We Did On Our Holidays ~ Fairport Convention
Starring As Henry the Human Fl ~ Richard Thompson