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Gretchen Peters / Kim Richey – Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

“Hi Gretchen, it’s Malcolm. I did an interview with you a while back. I know. It seems an age ago. I seem to recall we talked about how the weather in Nashville was pretty much like we’d expect in Manchester. … Continue reading

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Alternative Nashville Skyline – back in touch with Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters knows how to make you feel at home when you’re calling, in my case quickly dispelling my glamorous image of her adopted hometown, suggesting Nashville’s like any other city I might know. “It’s looking a bit like England … Continue reading

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An appointment with Dr Hook – the Dennis Locorriere interview

Dr. Hook were always something of a musical conundrum for me. Sharp, witty purveyors of great songs, but somewhat disregarded by the professors of cool on account of their more chart-friendly fodder. As a kid turned on to punk and … Continue reading

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When you comin’ back? The Gretchen Peters interview

Gretchen Peters is on the crest of a wave, and loving it. After all those years perfecting her songwriting craft, getting on for 20 of those as a solo artist, it seems like the critics have finally sat up and taken … Continue reading

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Blackbirds by Gretchen Peters (Scarlet Letter Records) – a writewyattuk review

From the moment the electric guitar chops signal the lead-off title track on Blackbirds, we’re in no doubt as to the underlying grit of Gretchen Peters’ latest 10-track opus. We certainly have a contender for a career-best outing here, the … Continue reading

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