Southend on Sea's Matthew (M.G.) Boulter talks about 'Americana', Essex, cabin fever, Bob Brozman and the perils of playing lap steel guitar for Simone Felice
He looks a little like Ray LaMontagne, dapper in a smart waistcoat, bright white shirt and heavily bearded, just prior to a gig at the Shakespeare in Sheffield. Smiling, gentle and polite, he's an engaging figure, as he talks…Continue
Added by Tayloralanj on May 13, 2013 at 16:00 — No Comments
What a week its been, first Richie Havens, then George Jones and now Bob Brozman. Bob was a New York Jew steeped in the Blues so full of life and music, well loved where ever he took that music and that was everywhere. Booklyn, India, Papua New Guinea, he…Continue
Added by The Medicine Show on April 26, 2013 at 23:00 — No Comments
Christmas is on its way and I’ve just done an acoustic cover of a lovely Christmas song, ‘I Believe in Father Christmas’ by Greg Lake.
It's available for free download here:
I also just did a live performance of the song for music blog Alphabet Bands. Video …Continue
Added by Lisa Redford on December 14, 2012 at 10:16 — No Comments
On episode 76 of the Taproot Music Show, Brandon Sampson from Six Mile Grove and Bob Wootton tell the story of how they met and…Continue
If Bob Wootton didn’t start out in life sounding like Johnny Cash, then thirty years spent playing lead guitar for the big man certainly left their mark. The guitar sound is instantly recognisable, of…Continue
Added by John (Biscuits and Gravy) Davy on January 25, 2012 at 23:00 — No Comments
Ellis Paul returned to the place where five years ago he made his UK debut to find that the show had been moved ‘upstairs’ i.e. to a larger venue (on the strength of advance ticket sales) that it was packed out with all seats filled and only standing space available. He was jokingly introduced to the audience as ‘a long-haired, waistcoat-favouring American singing MOR acoustic country-folk’, which is how he’d been written up in a London listings magazine!
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