Archive of Interviews

Interview – Paul Rishell & Annie Raines

July 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

From the archives – several years ago Paul Rishell & Annie Raines were interviewed by Y6 pupils at Russell Hall Primary School, West Yorkshire following their workshop at the school and prior to their appearance in Keighley.

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Interview – Dale Storr

May 15, 2012 | 3 Comments

Here’s a letter we received from keyboard player and singer Dale Storr, originally featured in Issue 120. After twenty years of playing New Orleans style music, he has gone through a period of transition, from bandleader to soloist and has now emerged in a duo with Kim Mayhew, the saxophonist, to whom he is engaged.

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Eric Sardinas Interview

February 19, 2012 | Leave a comment

Eric Sardinas has UK dates at the end of March and beginning of April and is touring the ‘Sticks and Stones’ album. Interviewed for Blues in Britain by Moray Stuart; photo by Al Stuart.

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Watch – Alan Glen Interview

December 29, 2011 | Leave a comment

Blues in Britain editor Fran Leslie sits down with Issue 121 star Alan Glen for a video interview.

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Interview

December 21, 2011 | Leave a comment

Kenny Wayne Shepherd returned to the UK after a long absence to play a one-off show at Camden’s KoKo. He spoke to Blues In Britain before the show about the making of his latest album How I Go, his chart success and his critics.

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Joanne Shaw Taylor Interview

November 12, 2011 | Leave a comment

Joanne Shaw Taylor, a leading member of the young British blues scene, begins a 10-date UK tour on 15th November. She took time out of her preparations to speak to Moray Stuart for Blues In Britain. Photos by Lee Millward.

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Beth Hart Interview

November 1, 2011 | 2 Comments

Here’s the unexpurgated extended version of the interview with Beth Hart from this month’s magazine: Platinum-selling singer Beth Hart was in London to promote Don’t Explain, her album of soul covers with Joe Bonamassa. She spoke to Moray Stuart of Blues In Britain about that, her career so far and her forthcoming UK shows in […]

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Watch: Paul Cox Interview

October 2, 2011 | Leave a comment

Blues in Britain editor Fran Leslie sits down with Issue 118 cover star Paul Cox for a video interview. Recorded by Blake Powell of Note Music.

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Paul Jones Interview

August 24, 2011 | 3 Comments

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of Paul Jones’ Hour of Rhythm & Blues on BBC Radio 2. The presenter Paul Jones has also had a long career as a singer and harmonica player with The Manfreds and The Blues Band and in a duo with Dave Kelly. He has played Sky Masterson in the […]

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Todd Sharpville Interview

April 11, 2011 | Leave a comment

The unexpurgated interview, from Issue 107. Guitarist, singer and songwriter Todd Sharpville is a key figure in the history of modern UK blues. With vocalist Earl Green he hosted the Monday night blues jam at The Weavers Arms in Stoke Newington, which was a hub for all aspiring young blues musicians and singers and a […]

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