Tag Archives: Blues

15-60-75 (THE NUMBERS BAND): ‘Jimmy Bell’s Still In Town.’

Back in 1976 like many of my age, my musical tastes which had been predominately rock / blues based, were about to be reshaped quite dramatically. This was the year I experienced Punk music for the first time (The Rezillos … Continue reading

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HRH: BLUES …. my kind of Festival!

I know I’m getting soft in my old age, but mud-swamped music Festivals in some god-forsaken field in the middle of what we here in UK like to call ‘Summer’ have never appealed to me. Far better,as I experienced a few … Continue reading

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ALL CHANGE AT LOUD HORIZON!

I’ve never had one before so I’m not sure if this is what you’d call it, but when writing up that little piece last week on THE PLIMPTONS’ final show I think had one of those ‘epiphany’ moments! Seven years … Continue reading

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DAVE ARCARI & THE HELLSINKI HELLRAISERS: ‘Whisky In My Blood.’

The history of Blues music and rock ‘n’ roll are inextricably linked, so it’s  a natural fit that Glasgow Blues giant DAVE ARCARI should enlist the help of his Finnish pals, THE HELLSINKI HELLRAISERS to provide the backing on this, … Continue reading

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UUVVWWZ: ‘the trusted language.’

After over three years, I had almost given up banging on and on about the band from Nebraska with the weird name  of UUVVWWZ. It had all gone quiet, certainly as far as news reaching these shores was concerned, and … Continue reading

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THE RAG N BONE MAN: ‘Headbutts & Uppercuts.’

Blimey! And I thought Craig Hughes ( Glasgow bluesman) was the one who was ‘Pissed Off, Bitter and Willing to Share.’ But boy! This RAG N BONE MAN bloke is one angry hombre! THE RAG N BONE MAN is Lew Palgrave, from … Continue reading

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TOM DYER: ‘Smithsonian Institute Blues.’

TOM DYER‘s recent album, ‘I Ain’t Blue Any More,’ spawned two videos that were re-posted on the recent LOUD HORIZON review: ‘The Witch,’ was a bit on the scary side and ‘There Be Killin’ (In My Town)‘ was pretty grim and … Continue reading

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