AMERICAN UTOPIA

Sunday night I had the incredible pleasure of witnessing David Byrne’s American Utopia tour at the grand Palace Theatre in Albany, NY – and was additionally blessed with a wonderful...
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IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT out now in paperback

As of September 1, IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR: THE LIFE & SOUL OF WILSON PICKETT is available in paperback in the USA, through Oxford University Press. The paperback edition will...
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FIRED UP TO FIRE FASO

Tough week in the USA. I almost wish we/they had a team in the World Cup so we could be knocked out in the first round and the rest of...
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ALL OR NOTHING

  On Friday April 13, I saw the Small Faces “Mod Musical” All or Nothing, at the Ambassador Theater in London. It’s an excellent portrayal of a historically unsung band...
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REMARKS MAKES A PERFECT CIRCLE

Happy to share the new cover for Perfect Circle: The Story of R.E.M.. After the book fell out of print last year, I was able to convince the publishers, Omnibus...
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Christian Matthew is Calling Tom

Some of you may have read my post last year about CHRISTIAN MATTHEW, who I came across in August playing a Sunday lunchtime session at Rooster Fish Brewing up in...
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JAMMING! MEETUP

My trips back to Britain tend to be short, and busy, and with remaining family now in Yorkshire, I spend less time in London than I used to. As a...
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Send Peace And Harmony Home

Late last year, as part of the research for the forthcoming Eddie Floyd autobiography, I interviewed former Stax Records VP and co-owner Al Bell in Little Rock, Arkansas. Bell, who...
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