Many years ago, singer Iain Matthews agreed to be interviewed for the Hokey Pokey newsletter. With great kindness he answered all the questions from the cub reporter, effecting not to be disappointed by the reporter’s repetition of the same old questions. Hokey Pokey eventually led, in a round about fashion, to the Fledg’ling label. You […]
This discography attempts to list the original release of all the recordings that feature JOHN TAMS. All catalogue numbers refer to UK releases unless otherwise noted. Subsequent reissues are only included if they contain additional material. Please write if you spot any errors or omissions. Thanks.
The HOME SERVICE that went into Raezor Studios in Wandsworth in December 1985 to make their third LP was a band with a pedigree second to none in its field of English music. That third LP was ALRIGHT JACK and it found the band on a creative streak. At the time of its release critics […]
This discography attempts to list the original release of all the recordings which feature HELEN WATSON. All catalogue numbers refer to UK releases unless otherwise noted. Subsequent reissues are only included if they include additional material. Please write if you spot any errors or omissions. Thanks.
Artist: Terry Reid Title: River Originally released on LP in 1973: Atlantic SD 7259 Reissued on CD in 2002: Water 107 The touch-paper for this unique album was the meeting between Terry Reid and David Lindley at the second Sky River Rock Festival held in Tenino, Washington State, USA at the end of August 1969. […]
Title: The Sultans of Squeeze Artist: John Kirkpatrick & Chris Parkinson Label: Fledg’ling Records Recorded & Mixed by: Oliver Knight Released: 2005 This is so damn enjoyable. I listen to everything from Afghanistan finger cymbals to the feedback from Hendrix’s Stratocaster – anything played with emotion, spirit and soul. There are, however, not many albums […]
Shirley and Dolly Collins have long been regarded as pivotal figures in the English folk song revival of the 1960’s and ’70’s. Shirley’s beautiful singing style, apparently lacking any affectation, has earned her accolades such as “the first lady of folk”. Dolly’s contributions to their recordings were by comparison often overlooked. Her sensitive accompaniment on […]