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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, Ace are issuing a 40-track double CD set compiled by the former Dr Feelgood guitarist called  548 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

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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

Films Essays And Opinion

British Rock Legend Wilko Johnson Holds Up the No Naval Base Flag

British Rock Legend Wilko Johnson Holds Up the No Naval Base Flag

British rock legend Wilko Johnson, guitarist and songwriter from influential 1970s band… 93 more words

Gangjeong

16/11/1989 - Wilko Johnson/The Price

“We arrived half way through The Price’s set to find an excited audience of spotty sixth form groupies doing their best to appear trendy. I long for a return to the days when an encore was given only when demanded by the audience. 182 more words

Multiple Award-Winning BEARDED THEORY FESTIVAL is back in 2016 with LEVELLERS + BILLY BRAGG

The mutli-award winning family-friendly festival BEARDED THEORY has announced dates for 2016.

The Ninth Year of this superb UK festival will take place Thursday 26th and Sunday 29th May 2016… 241 more words

Raw Ramp Music Mag

Canvey Island Discs #3: Oil City Thames Delta Blues

Dr Feelgood, the closest British rock got to deep down South homesick Blues. Four working class guys in suits, fronted by the alternative creased suit thin White Duke Lee Brilleaux and driven, until his meltdown, by the deranged machine gun lead guitar of Wilko Johnson. 472 more words

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