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Sleepless in London

Sleepless in London

“You’re your own hero. The truth is everybody else is just as clueless as you. Don’t look up to anyone else, just build your confidence, and know that everybody’s unsure of the path”…..Bob Lefsetz I wake up and can’t go back to sleep, so I do the unhealthiest thing – I reach for my phone. […]

Bobby Womack 1944 – 2014

Bobby Womack 1944 – 2014

  Last Friday afternoon I was rocking to Womack and Womack “Love Wars” album while in the kitchen. I mean I had Spotify on repeat for two hours. Ten hours later I hear Bobby Womack is dead. Bobby Womack was cut from the same cloth so many other earlier soul and R & B singers […]

Q & A with country singer Chris Young on his first UK tour

Q & A with country singer Chris Young on his first UK tour

This time last year I was excited about seeing Chris Young on his debut in London. Chris was part of the CMA Songwriters series. Just a few days before the show in Shephards Bush I contacted Sony UK and at the 11th hour was able to get a few questions I hurridley put together answered, […]

Born to sing the blues: A fans tribute to Etta James

Born to sing the blues: A fans tribute to Etta James

I originally blogged this on the DOH blog on 24/01/12 Last week I tweeted that Etta James wasn’t long for this world, then Friday, came the news that Ms James had passed away that morning (20 January), at a hospital in Riverside County, California. The quality of her life had diminished considerably, so it was […]