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Review: Don't You Leave Me Here - Wilko Johnson.

In 2013, Dr Feelgood founder, Blockheads member and musical legend Wilko Johnson was diagnosed with terminal cancer. With ten months to live, he decided to accept his imminent death and went on the road. 308 more words

Book Review

Day 22, No. 22. Wilko Johnson

HAIRCUT 100: Day 22, No. 22. Wilko Johnson: axe hero, founder member of the legendary Dr. Feelgood, and beloved British eccentric. A bit of a hippy from Canvey Island, Wilko (John Peter Wilkinson) studied English at Newcastle University before travelling overland to India. 228 more words

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#edbookfest: Wilko Johnson: "Fuck, I'm alive. Everything was vibrating."

Defying the Doctors | According to the medics, Wilko Johnson should be nowhere near Charlotte Square, having been given ten months to live back in 2013. 1,008 more words


A New Day Festival, Mt Ephraim Gardens, 5-8.8.2016

Inaugural A New Day Festival. Dave Rees, the man behind the founding of the Weyfest Festival, decided to do his own festival, having seen his ethos for Weyfest being transformed into a hard-nosed profit-is-all variation featuring tired 80s has-beens rather than the festival for fans of Tull, Trower and others from a decade earlier. 2,503 more words

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Wilko Johnson | Sheffield | 6 June 2016

Wilko Johnson has played guitar with Dr. Feelgood , Ian Dury and The Blockheads, Solid Senders, Roger Daltrey, Wilko Johnson Band and The Stranglers.  He has featured in two documentary films made by Julien Temple.   34 more words


Chess Masters

Nice to see some of Brian Smith’s photographs used properly and with permission on a new Blues CD. The disc in question is a compilation put together by Wilko Johnson from the Chess label archives, and is designed to present his fans with the sort of material which inspired him as a young guitarist. 210 more words


Wilko Johnson - Photos from York 2013

Wilko Johnson was the driving force behind the great R&B Pub Band Dr Feelgood. Not only was he the main songwriter – doing all the stuff like Roxette, Back in the Night, Don’t let your Daddy know, and She Does it right – but he provided that great guitar and was the showman who created the excitement. 239 more words