Singer Songwriter

The Witching Hour Sessions – Michael Chapman

The Witching Hours Session – 12/04/2018. Michael Chapman. Michael Chapman (1941) is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. Chapman originally began playing guitar with jazz bands, mainly in his home town of Leeds in The West Riding of Yorkshire. He became well known in the folk clubs of the late 1960s, as well as on the …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Neil Young

The Witching Hours Session – 10/04/2018 Neil Young. Whether electric or acoustic there’s a fantastic ramshackle quality to Neil Young’s work and it’s hard to believe that albums as different as ‘Harvest Moon’ and ‘Arc’ were recorded by the same artist. Always ready to take a risk and immensely prolific over a 50+ year career …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Aimee Mann

The Witching Hours Session – 03/04/2018. Aimee Mann. Several years after the breakup of ‘Til Tuesday, the Boston new wave band that scored big with ‘Voices Carry’ in 1985 vocalist Aimee Mann (born 1960) launched her unhurried solo career with the mightily impressive ‘Whatever’. After protracted record company miseries that saw a completed second album …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Yusuf Islam

The Witching Hour Sessions – 18/02/2018 Yusuf Islam Yusuf Islam commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, is a British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His 1967 debut album reached the top 10 in the UK, and the album’s title song ‘Matthew and Son’ charted at number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. Stevens’ albums …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Glen Hansard

The Witching Hours Session – 30/12/2017. Glen Hansard. Songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The Swell Season, Glen Hansard was born in Dublin in 1970. He has also appeared in the BAFTA-winning film The Commitments, as well as starring in the film Once, which …
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The Witching Hour Sessions – Gene Clarke

The Witching Hour Sessions – 06/05/17 Gene Clarke. My favourite music from an ex-Byrd comes from the incomparable Gene Clarke. I could listen to his art forever. ‘Flying High’ has to be one of the greatest compilation albums on the market. While ‘No Other’ and ‘White Light’ are up there with any artists work. Gene …
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