John Stracey

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TBelly <a href="">TBelly</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
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TBelly are the exciting British contemporary blues band who have just released their impressive debut EP recording... TBelly (4-Track EP) with original songwriter Russell Keefe on keyboards & lead vocals who is blessed with a voice somewhere between Joe Cocker and Roger Chapman, and like most great singers he has the perfect foil on guitar in Ross Ian Lardner! Rhythm section combines Riad Abji on bass with Kevin Magill on drums and Debs Bonomini does backing vocals. Recorded at Riverrun Studios & Black Wookie Studios in the U.K., the TBelly (4-Track EP) was produced by TBelly & Paul 'Win' Winstanley.

Every once in a while a band emerges whose sound stops you in your tracks and… Read more
Angels & Clowns ~ Nuno Mindelis
Angels & Clowns ~ Nuno Mindelis
One man who surely has the blues that lifts your spirits and floods your soul is Nuno Mindelis who has just released an extraordinary new album entitled 'Angels & Clowns' on Shining Stone Records, produced by Duke Robillard who also plays on the album with his band. With wide ranging influences from J.J. Cale to Jimi Hendrix, 'Angels & Clowns' showcases the sheer brilliance of guitar virtuoso Nuno Mindelis who has long since learned that "less is more" making each note count on songs with lyrics by Jorn Reissner, Stephen Barry, Mike Bowden & John Williamson. His unpretentious style creates a feel good factor which persists throughout his songs that will have you dancing and doing air guitar… Read more
Bliss Avenue <a href="">Dana Fuchs</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
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4.0 out of 5 stars Blues on Bliss Avenue!, 16 July 2013
`Bliss Avenue' is the incendiary new CD from New Jersey singer/songwriter/actress Dana Fuchs recorded in New York and now available on Ruf Records. All the songs on Bliss Avenue are written by Dana Fuchs and her long time guitarist Jon Diamond who forge emotionally charged songs that lay bare her soul backed by Jack Daley on Bass, Shawn Pelton on Drums, Glenn Patscha on Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer Piano & Keyboards with Tabitha Fair & Nicki Richards singing Background Vocals.

Largely due to her gravelly voice and sheer stage presence, Dana Fuchs was bound to be compared to the legendary Janis Joplin having played her in an off-Broadway production of 'Love, Janis' and later starring… Read more