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A night at the (Sydney) opera (House) - and Royal Albert Hall

Advantages: Great collection of earlyish Ralph, thought provoking, warm
Disadvantages: May be difficult to source

I owned this on vinyl longer ago than I care to remember and was delighted when it was released on CD. It is one of my favourite Ralph albums, and even contains one or two items not available on his studio recordings. And, to me, this is Ralph at his best ...

2mennycds 02.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Ralph, Albert & Sydney (Live Recording) - Ralph McTell

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Love, genocide, social injustice, parenthood - moving, evocative

Advantages: Wide scope of subject, moving lyrics, great music
Disadvantages: Becoming rare

+++++ Music reviews don’t earn the writer a single penny regardless of what rates are awarded. You may want to bear this in mind when rating. On the other hand, it’s taken quite a bit of time to write and edit this review! +++++ Note that the title of t ...

2mennycds 26.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Sand In My Shoes - Ralph McTell

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Travel on a life-affirming journey

Advantages: Evocative, life-affirming, good selection of topics and material
Disadvantages: You're kidding!

Readers of my other Ralph McTell reviews will know that Ii have been a keen fan of his music for a long time. He is a very accomplished guitar player and can play tricky ragtime instrumentals with aplomb. But he is rightfully best known as a singer-songwr ...

2mennycds 30.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Travelling Man (Live Recording) - Ralph McTell

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Alistair Moock -- Fortune Street

Advantages: For folkies everywhere
Disadvantages: Not for rockers

Fortune Street is Bostonian Alistair Moock's fifth album and he presents nine original songs and one cover. The album was recorded in just five days and Moock says that "it was the most fun I've had making an album". The eponymous title track opens this a ...

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Review of Fortune Street - Alastair Moock

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