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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

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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

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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

Zeitgeist

PHOTO: Wilko Johnson and Lee Brilleaux - Dr. Feelgood

PHOTO: Wilko Johnson and Lee Brilleaux – Dr. Feelgood

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The real rhythm and blues

Wilko Johnson’s new autobiography, Don’t You Leave Me Here, received an eloquent recommendation from Mark Ellen in the Sunday Times at the weekend. To coincide with its publication, Universal’s Spectrum imprint is issuing a 40-track double CD set compiled by the former Dr Feelgood guitarist called  574 more words

R&B

Maria McCormack 1954 - 2016

Rock’n’roll muse Maria McCormack has died at the age of 61.

Her outgoing character and hedonistic lifestyle inspired rock musicians including Wilko Johnson (Dr Feelgood),  Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy), Lemmy (Motorhead) and Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols) as well as the painter Edward Bell (best known for his Bowie album covers). 379 more words

Music

Jonny’s Favourite Films of 2015

With the Oscars on the horizon (Sunday), I thought I’d share my obligatory ‘best of the year’ list, albeit fashionably late in late February. The tricky element of compiling this list was in the fact that many films exist in a dubious limbo of release date. 1,937 more words

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