Flower of Scotland

“The fact that I got the crowd clapping and singing was just superb. It was like a homecoming. I love playing in Scotland.”

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Solo flight

“I haven’t played in Glasgow with Jackaman. I have a fondness for Glasgow though – I’ve been there a few times. I just think that my fans from Scotland and Ireland especially are very loyal. I can’t wait to get there.”

European Outlaws

We were feeling an enormous sense of accomplishment and luckily for us the audiences liked the band well enough. We were able to turn in a performance early in the day that was memorable and respectable and we didn’t get booed or disrespected! We played hard and won over the audiences.

Lasting legacy

Like angels, the harmonies soar. Exploding from the amps like Exocet missiles, the guitar solos propel crystal clear, crisp notes. Drums, bass and keyboards are all given their day in the sun, their moment to dazzle.

Road test

Now is her time, the moment where she can shine That may mean more tours, but road life is appealing too, the chance to ply her trade, to spread the gospel according to Jackaman:

Magnum Opus

As this superb album confirms, Kansas is a band that refuses to rest on its laurels. It represents a bold and confident statement of intent, the classic sound is back delivered with passion and renewed vigour.

Southern Man

Watching from the wings, Outlaw’s manager Charlie Brusco is flanked by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, who give each other approving nods as the Florida band rips through its set. Richards, with his trademark Jack Sparrow drawl, turns to Brusco and proclaims, “These boys can play.” A seal of approval from rock aristocracy.

Soul’s Shining Light

2015 was a momentous year for soul sensation Lynne Jackaman that saw her release a critically acclaimed four track EP, No Halo, attracting fulsome praise from fans and critics alike. In between studio… Continue reading

Soul Queen

Lynne Jackaman was 10 when she proclaimed to her school teacher, “I want to sing!” Since that moment, music has remained a constant and inseparable companion on her journey through life. “I can… Continue reading

Sweet Home Caledonia

Here is my article that appeared in the Sunday Herald a couple of days before Skynyrd played in Glasgow on April 22. It’s based on my interview with Skynyrd guitarist, Rickey Medlocke. Hope you enjoy it. Rickey… Continue reading