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News in 2005
30 Mar 05 Andy Fraser Band/In Your Eyes
30 Mar 05 The Jones Gang
30 Mar 05 The Strat Pack DVD
30 Mar 05 I've Got The Blues For You
30 Mar 05 Various Videos
20 Mar 05 Simon Kirke Tour postponed till June
20 Mar 05   Simon Kirke at Rock and Roll Camp
20 Mar 05   New Website Design for Frankie Miller
20 Mar 05   London Guitar Show
6 Mar 05   Simon Kirke Plays the Cavern *canceled*
6 Mar 05   Update from the UK
20 Feb 05   Paul Kossoff Fund
20 Feb 05   Japanese Tribute to Koss
20 Feb 05   Simon Kirke Tickets for Ronnie Scott's *canceled*
20 Feb 05   Bad Company Members Perform
20 Feb 05   Free Chronicles
20 Feb 05   Spread The Fozzpel
7 Feb 05   Bond with Band stretches 35 Years
29 Jan 05   Jim Capaldi
29 Jan 05   Thunder
29 Jan 05   New Boa CD
22 Jan 05   Simon Kirke Interview
22 Jan 05   Simon Kirke UK Tour Dates *postponed*
22 Jan 05   Howard Leese
22 Jan 05   Bad Company Song Books
22 Jan 05   The Duke & Mike Martin tour Europe
22 Jan 05   Fozzy / Duke Tour Dates in the UK Feb 2005
22 Jan 05   Ray Minhinnett
15 Jan 05   The Best of Paul Kossoff
15 Jan 05   Ride on Pony (Real Audio)
15 Jan 05   Simon Kirke will be attending the 2005 Fantasy Camp
15 Jan 05   The Jones Gang

The Strat Pack DVD

Made in Heaven: The Films DVD-V
- to be released on 25 April 2005




The Strat Pack 5.1 Surround Sound concert DVD-V
- to be released 18 April by Eagle
2004 London Wembley Arena concert, featuring The Crickets,

 Albert Lee and Brian May; Hank Marvin, Theresa Anderson;

 Mike Rutherford and Paul Carrack; Gary Moore; Jamie Cullum;

 Amy Winehouse; Paul Rodgers; Joe Walsh; Phil Manzanera;

David Gilmour and Ronnie Wood.

Made in Heaven: The Films DVD-V
- to be released on 25 April 2005


London Guitar Show

What a small world it is !!!
London Guitar Show 2005
6th, 7th & 8th May
Appearing will be
 Geoff Whitehorn , Jaz Lochrie , Nicko Mcbrain
and Phil Hilborne They are on  stage at 4.10 on sat and
at 3pm on sun.
And I am delighted to say Rich Ward aka THE DUKE and
Michael Martin (my good friends from Atlanta) will also be performing
Sat approx 11.15am + 11.50 am on Sun

The show is all on one level in Hall 1 and spreads into the Conference Centre via the bridge link (stairs near the entrance) and has adjacent parking for 3000 cars. A courtesy shuttle bus runs every 15 minutes from Wembley Park tube station to the entrance of the show.

see website here for full line up

Simon Kirke Plays the Cavern







TICKETS - PHONE 01512364041

Update from the UK

Paul Rodgers sounds just amazing at the rehearsals with the Queen guys
Seems all musicians are just so taken back by his voice !!

Paul Kossoff Fund


The ultimate FREE tribute band

will be appearing at




SATURDAY19th. March 2005

7:30 pm – 12:00 pm


Fourth annual event

All proceeds to be donated to the


 with special guests

            Tickets £5 (advance) £6 (on the door) 

Buy early to avoid disappointment!

 available at ‘The ALEXANDRA’

   Tel. 0191 5672774

           or contact John at

           for more information and further details.


Visit our website


Simon Kirke Tickets for Ronnie Scott's


47 Frith Street
Soho, London Engalnd

London, W1

The website publishes:
forthcoming concerts 
online reservations  
membership registration & 
JARS the house magazine 1995 - 2005

Ronnie Scotts



plus St Jude
Sunday April 17th
 at 7.30pm
 General Admission
 Tickets available on line

Bad Company Members Perform

The Robin 2
Bilston, Wolverhampton UK
18th April
From the USA - only 6 UK shows
Legendary co-founder/drummer of FREE & BAD COMPANY
An evening with Simon Kirke
Bringing you an intimate show with Simon on guitar & piano telling stories
 and singing songs from FREE & BAD COMPANY + solo material & featuring
LARRY OAKES (Ex Foreigner & Bad Company) on guitar
+ support
£10.00 Door Price: £12.00
also at
The Robin 2
Bilston, Wolverhampton UK
27th April
The Quireboys
Spike (The Quireboys)
Paul Guerin Guitar (The Quireboys)
Pit Mailing Drums (The Quireboys)
Keith Weir Keys (The Quireboys)
Damon Williams Bass (The Almighty)
Dave Collwell Guitar (Bad Company)
On UK tour to coincide with : Single release (early March)
 "EVERYDAY" & Album Release(mid March) " IT'S A TREAT TO BE ALIVE" on Demolition Records
Door Price: £9.00
ALSO at the Robin 2
14th May
Door Price: £17.00
Ian Hunter & The American Rant Band with MICK RALPHS (Bad Company) This has not been confirmed.
Classic Mott ‘All The Young Dudes’,‘All The Way From Memphis’,‘Roll Away The Stone’… + fabulous solo material
£15.00    Door Price: £17.00

Free Chronicles

Timely for the forthcoming tour, Free are releasing "Chronicles", charting the history of the 70's band, fronted by Paul Rodgers... so... time to do the homework.

Audio CD (February 28, 2005)
Number of Discs:2
Label: Universal
Catalogue Number: 9822554

Available at here

Click HERE for larger image

Disc: 1
1. Walk In My Shadow
2. Goin' Down Slow
3. I'm A Mover
4. Moonshine
5. Sugar For Mr. Morrison (Stereo Version)
6. I'll Be Creepin'
7. Lying In The Sunshine
8. Woman
9. Songs Of Yesterday
10. Mouthful Of Grass
11. All Right Now (Single Version)
12. Don't Say You Love Me
13. Heavy Load
14. Oh I Wept
15. Fire And Water
16. Mr. Big
17. Be My Friend

Disc: 2
1. The Stealer
2. The Highway Song
3. Soon I Will Be Gone
4. Ride On A Pony
5. My Brother Jake
6. Trouble On Double Time (Live)
7. Mr Big (Live)
8. The Hunter (Live)
9. Fire And Water (Live)
10. Crossroads (Live)
11. Magic Ship
12. Travellin' Man
13. Catch A Train
14. Little Bit Of Love
15. Muddy Water
16. Wishing Well
17. Easy On My Soul
18. Heartbreaker


Spread The Fozzpel

 Rich Ward aka The DUKE 
 performs in both bands. 
 HUGE success in EUROPE
Video Preview
FEB 2005
14.02.05 - 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
15.02.05 - Live Music Hall, Germany
16.02.05 - Logo, Hamburg, Germany
17.02.05 - The Rock, Copenhagen,
18.02.05 - K-17, Berlin, Germany
19.02.05 - Rock Cafe, Prague
20.02.05 - Arena, Vienna, Austria
21.02.05 - Titanic City, Munich,
22.02.05 - Estragon, Bologna, Italy 23.02.05 - BOA Bar, Luzern,
25.02.05 - The Underworld, London
26.02.05 - Hop & Grape, Manchester
27.02.05 - Nice 'N' Sleazy, Glasgow
28.02.05 - Rock City, Nottingham


ESB - Electric Shades Of Blue

MP3 Sound Clips
Deadly With Love
Sugar Mama
Gotta Leave


Kurtis Dengler--15 years old.

  Lead guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. 

He  sings, plays the drums, bass, and harmonica. 

He enjoys listening to John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Redding,

Led Zeppelin, Cream, Free, and the Black Keys. 

We bridge blues and rock." On the matter of blues music Kurtis says,

 "Blues and soul have feeling. 

With blues, you take emotion and produce sound with it.

The blues are simple but incredible, just plain great music! 



Jacob Lundgren--15 years old. 

 Rhythm guitarist. . 

He also plays drums

 Jacob  likes to listen to the original Fleetwood Mac (blues band), Canned Heat,

John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Johnny Winter, Howlin’Wolf, Muddy Waters

 and the great Stevie Ray Vaughan.

On the subject of blues and soul music, Jacob says,

“Blues and soul are the only music with a true meaning and feeling.

  Musically, all of the greatest guitarists play, or were inspired by, the blues. 



Lars Henriksen--14 years old. 

 Nickname "Larry."  Drummer. 



Lars believes that blues and soul music is the base of all music.
Lars likes listening to Cream, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull,

The Who, The Rolling Stones, and many more.

  Lars says that John Bonham, Keith Moon, Ginger Baker, Mitch Mitchell have

 all influenced the way he plays.

  He remarks, “All of these people are amazing musicians.




Ben Strom-- 14 years old. 

 Nickname "Benjammin’."  Bassist. 

 He also plays the piano and the guitar.

He likes listening to The Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Chuck Berry,

The Who, Led Zeppelin, and many more. 

 He gets musical influences from all the music he listens to.



The band members were featured on Pooner Clark’s

 Locals Only show at 92.9 KISM on Jan. 9, 2005.






Electric Shades of Blue will be performing for the annual Independence Day weekend Celebration on July 3, 2005 on beautiful Lopez Island, Washington. For more information go to

Sunday, July 31, 2005, at the Mt. Baker Blues Festival-- located in beautiful

Deming, Washington.  The festival runs Saturday & Sunday, July 30 & 31, 2005.

It is open to the public and all ages are welcome.

  Check the website directly at for show times, updates, and ticket information.


New Date !!!

ESB will also be appearing at the The 2005 Darrington Rock Festival  

Darrington Rock Festival

"Electric Shades Of Blue" are taking the Pacific Northwest music scene by storm.
 The multi talented Kurtis Dengler is writing rock'n blues tunes that are so tasty
and fresh backed by his from the heart guitar riffs and soulful style of singing, 
You can't get enough!
"I was blown away the instant I heard this group of young 14 and 15 year olds.
 "They have tightness and a style of  playing that is timeless." Says Chris Crawford manager to Paul Rodgers
who has taken the group under his wings.



Chris Crawford c/o
 Millennium Management

Jim Capaldi


Jim Capaldi, drummer with psychedelic rock group Traffic, died early today of stomach cancer at a London Harley st Clinic aged 60.
Founded with fellow Birmingham musician Steve Winwood , Traffic were inducted into the American Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame  last March.
Produced by Jim Capaldi and Chris Blackwell


Thunder welcomes
 British rockers
The Group '92
Lead singer Danny Bowes
When asked what was the first gig he  ever went to? How old were you? What was it like?
His reply was
Bad Company December '74
- Rainbow London
I remember every moment...


New Boa CD

New boa cd  'getting there'
will be released  Feb 1st  2005


Simon Kirke Interview

Issue 9 Features:
Out January 2005
The Beat Goes on And on Fanzine Dedicated to 60's & 70's artist.

Second part of our exclusive story P.J. PROBY The One And Only, Story
so far part two. Told  by his life long friend and fan Ron Tennant,
and includes never seen before photos on and off stage.

Questions & Answers with your favourite 60's & 70's stars. Musicians
from both decades have very kindly filled in a set questionnaire on
the 60's & 70's. They have  inform readers whose records they bought
back then, whose concerts they attended back then! And & informed us
whether they were a Beatles or Stones fan.

Questions & Answers with

Hilton Valentine - The Animals
Gordon Waller - Peter & Gordon
Marty Wilde - Marty Wilde & The Wild Cats
Ian Hunter & Dale Griffin `Buffin' (Mott The Hoople)
Frank Allen - The Searchers
PJ. Proby .
World Classic Drummer's Special features
top tips, and exclusive interviews with some of the World Classic
Drummers on the planet! Drumming is their Madness, they share
memories of how they became the professional drummer that we know and
love today, not only do they talk about their love of the drums! They
tell trade secrets of how to become successful in the music industry
and what it's like performing in the bands they perform in. 
 WCD Interviews with
Simon Kirke - (Bad Company/FREE)
Jeff Rich - (Status Quo)
Bev Bevan - (Electric Light Orchestra/The Move)
Ron Wikso - (World Classic Rockers/Foreigner)
Our album reviews - plus Biography

Marianne Faithfull - Dreamin My dreams
Julie Grant - Come To Me - the Pye Anthology

Live Reviews
Status Quo  - Live in Nottingham - Carol Borrington
60's Weekend-  Wayne Adderley
The Overtures - Sight & Sound Show - Joanne Rishton
FREE - Live at The Brighton Dome 1972
 (review/look back including original concert ticket)

Lucy Carter's- Beat Scene - What Goes On  In Liverpool
From Anthony Newley To Ziggy Stardust - The Rise and Rise of David
Bowie - Paul Clarkson

Queen + Paul Rodgers Announce UK & European Tour Dates. Plus the
official Press release featuring official statements along with
photo. Everything you need to know about this fourth coming tour.

Competition - win a *rare* signed CD of a music legend - P.J. PROBY.
Also features all the latest news, letters page, and lots more!! And
all for £2.75, if you like the sound of this issue and would like a
copy reserving when published in January 2005 please email and I'll put your name on our list.

All this for £2.75 to ensure your copy please email issue 9 will be published sometime within
the next week.
Please seen details below for ordering.
If in UK please make all cheques payable to Joanne Rishton for £2.75
if in USA please send $4 cash only, if in European countries please
send 4. 5 (euros) cash only.
 Other currencies welcome
To Joanne Rishton 1 Lynadle Avenue,
Lostock Hall, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 5UU, England

Ray Minhinnett

Welcome Ray Minhinnett to Allrightnow
Ray Minhinnett website
The Stratocaster's 50th Anniversary


According to, a DVD of the concert produced for Fender featuring , David Gilmour, Joe Walsh, Hank Marvin, Theresa Anderson, Gary Moore, Albert Lee, Paul Rodgers, Ronnie Wood and The Crickets and others, including Brian May.

"The Strat Pack" DVD was filmed in high definition at London's Wembley Arena, 24 September, 2004, will also feature an updated documeentary. Currently in the process of the final edit, the film is scheduled for release April, 2005 – at the end of the Stratocaster's anniversary year.

Howard Leese

Official Website: for Howard Leese
 will be launched in early Feb 2005

Stay tuned for the latest updates!!!
See how it's progressing !!!


Simon Kirke will be attending the 2005 Fantasy Camp


The Jones Gang

THE JONES GANG is Kenney Jones' hand picked super-group, united to slam down a classic mix of original and hit songs.
This band employs a
"Take-No Prisoners/ Ba**s To The Wall"
attitude in the spirit and tradition of Britain's ultimate good-time classic rock bands:






Fozzy / Duke Tour Dates in the UK Feb 2005

 featuring Mike Martin on guitar

Highly Recommended for a night of FUN!! If you are in the UK - catch a show !!

I am not into Heavy Metal but found this show just amazing.!!!!

Good Luck in the UK guys!! - If you go try say Hi to Mike and The Duke. Tell them Lucy says Hi .......

The Duke who is from Atlanta has his own website

All That Remains Is This Tour 2005

February 10 ,2005
Rock City

Nottingham, UK
Tix: GBP£7.50 

Tickets Available at Rock City venue.

February 11 ,2005
Mean Fiddler
London, UK.
Tix: GBP£8.50
+ Free entry into ROCK (clubnight)

Tickets Available at Stargreen and Firstcall and from Mean Fiddler box offices

 (no booking fee when paying cash) Astoria, Jazz Cafe and Mean Fiddler Harlesden.

February 12 ,2005
Manchester, UK
Tix: GBP£7.50
*Matinée show*
Tickets Available at Manchester Students Union box office and Piccadilly box office.

February 12 ,2005
 K4 (Krazyhouse),
 Liverpool, UK
 Tix: GBP £8
 *Evening show*
+ Free entry into LOADED All Nighter (clubnight)

Rich and Chris will be DJ'ing after the Liverpool show


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