Tag Archives: Georgie Fame

Moving the room with the James Taylor Quartet

There was some serious attention seeking going on when I called James Taylor at his home studio in Kent. It wasn’t down to him though, but his Cairn terrier, Heidi, after he shut her out of his studio in a … Continue reading

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Sideways On – the Geno Washington interview

I should give prior warning here that this interview involves lots of exclamation marks. But believe me, there could have been many more. Let’s just say that the septuagenarian soul legend on the other end of the line lives life with … Continue reading

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Still diving for pearls – the Elkie Brooks interview

At the end of February, Elkie Brooks turns 70, and that seems difficult to believe. In fact, the Lancashire-born vocal talent agrees, chipping in with, “Likewise!” Elkie, born Elaine Bookbinder in Broughton, Salford, and brought up in Prestwich, North Manchester, … Continue reading

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Still rolling after all these years – the Bill Wyman interview

Hard to believe, maybe, but Bill Wyman turns 77 later this month. Yet that’s not stopping him going out on the road again – for a mammoth 27-date UK tour with his star-studded band. Furthermore, few people will have given … Continue reading

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