Monthly Archives: November 2011

How many Adele’s does it take to fill the Albert Hall?

The answer is of course just one…. And, boy, when she releashes her lungs she definitely fills the Hall. On Monday Adele is releasing a DVD & CD of her live performance at the Royal Albert Hall in London recorded … Continue reading

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Hallelujah – A new song & new album from Leonard Cohen

It is said that a soprano can produce a note so pure and high that it will shatter a glass held at arms length. The Ironbath is not sure whether that is an urban myth and only “proved” by the … Continue reading

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Glen Campbell III: The Instant People

On Glen Campbell’s final tour he is being accompanied by 3 of his children: Cal, Shannon & Ashley Campbell. They also form part of the support band as the Instant People. It sounds as if the apple didn’t fall far from the … Continue reading

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Glen Campbell II: Gentle on my mind

Glen Campbell recently reached London on his final tour and he played one very special gig in front of 300 fans at the BBC Radio Theatre. This performance was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 In Concert series. You can stream … Continue reading

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Glen Campbell I: There is no me without you

After 60 years in the music business that touched over 70 albums earning a clutch of Grammy’s & CMA’s and creating many timeless country songs, Glen Campbell is on his final flourish with a magnificent album and a tour that is … Continue reading

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Top 5: Covers of Cayamoans

The Ironbath loves a good cover version. There is a distinct difference between a cover version and a copy. The former requires the performer to deliver someone else’s song in their own style. Whereas a copy is simply when a … Continue reading

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Recording the professions of a dying past

A few weeks back you may remember that the Ironbath held the 1st virtual English Folk festival on his blog where Seth Lakeman was introduced as the current king of the genre. Seth has left his major label and has … Continue reading

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