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Gabrielle @ Leeds Town Hall | 30.03.2019

Gabrielle @ Leeds Town Hall | 30.03.2019

Amy Harrison March 31, 2019 0

Gabrielle played at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 30th March

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Nile Rodgers & CHIC / Newmarket

Nile Rodgers & CHIC / Newmarket

Angela Smith August 19, 2018 0

Angela Smith
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Party time with Nile Rodgers & CHIC!   Spanning four decades of music, Nile Rodgers and Chic brought the party to Newmarket last Friday.The two Amazing vocalists who make the who bring the ‘Chic’ to the

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Magic of Motown / Newmarket

Magic of Motown / Newmarket

Angela Smith August 4, 2018 0

Angela Smith
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Glitter, Sequins and Suits.. …and that was just the audience at the Newmarket Nights, presenting MAGIC OF MOTOWN. Singers from the stage show burst into a 90 minute performance of Motown hits of Marvin Gaye,

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Clint Slate – “Woodn Bones”    – Big ballads and soul blasters

Clint Slate – “Woodn Bones” – Big ballads and soul blasters

Ross McGibbon January 24, 2018 0

SELF RELEASED          Out now I’m a sucker for sweet soul and this has a smooth charm to it, stiffened up by strong but unobstructive guitar work. Songs are heartfelt and the emotions are pinned

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Jackie Shane – Any Other Way

Jackie Shane – Any Other Way

Ross McGibbon October 23, 2017 1

NUMERO GROUP                  20 October, 2017 These two CDs (or LPs) are all there is of Jackie Shane’s music. Still, that’s twice as much as anyone salvaged of The Shangri-las. Thanks to Numero Group for

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Ten Soulful Versions of Eleanor Rigby

Ten Soulful Versions of Eleanor Rigby

James MacLaren August 29, 2017 0

James MacLaren

James MacLaren

Philosophy teacher and music enthusiast. Musical interests stretch from old school soul, post-punk and 80s Indie (reflecting my time as an 80s goth), UK folk revival, and reggae. I also love pop music.
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Eleanor Rigby is not the most covered song by The Beatles, but it is up there. Whosampled identifies over 130 covers of the song.  It could be argued that it is a difficult song

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Stone Foundation – live at The Wardrobe, Leeds 12th May – Neil-y famous

Stone Foundation – live at The Wardrobe, Leeds 12th May – Neil-y famous

Ross McGibbon May 17, 2017 0

I’d been looking forward to this gig and I wasn’t disappointed. An enormously long set of impassioned soul, watched over from the shadows by The Modfather. Braving Leeds on a Friday night, Paul Weller

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STONE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PAUL WELLER PRODUCED FOURTH ALBUM – ‘STREET RITUALS’

STONE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE PAUL WELLER PRODUCED FOURTH ALBUM – ‘STREET RITUALS’

Ross McGibbon February 1, 2017 0

We really enjoyed Stone Foundation’s last album and we’re pleased there’s another on the way at the end of March. You can read our review of the last one here: http://www.vanguard-online.co.uk/stone-foundation-a-life-unlimited/ ‘Street Rituals’ is

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GUTS – “Eternal”: the sweet soul/ dance album of the summer

GUTS – “Eternal”: the sweet soul/ dance album of the summer

Ross McGibbon July 21, 2016 0

HEAVENLY SWEETNESS RECORDS           29th July 2016 The opening fanfare lets me know this is an album, not a collection. Something to take in, like a live set; not to be stripped to a playlist.

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Simi Stone – Simi Stone

Simi Stone – Simi Stone

Ross McGibbon December 7, 2015 0

8th June 2015 REVEAL RECORDS “Mountain Motown” is how Simi Stone describes her album (she grew up in the mountains near Woodstock) and, after hearing her do a support slot recently, I had to

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