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Joan Armatrading: Into the Blues (Shock)

Joan Armatrading: Into the Blues (Shock)

...years Armatrading - whose job description includes folk, reggae,... ...the Billboard blues charts, the first time an Armatrading album has done serious business in the States... ...decades. It is still very much an Armatrading album, that earthy voice by turns raunchy and... ...where she fully unleashes her guitar playing. Armatrading wrote, sang, played every instrument (aside...

Joan Armatrading: This Charming Life (Hypertension/Southbound)

Joan Armatrading: This Charming Life (Hypertension/Southbound)

...roped together various styles of blues. Here Armatrading aims for a more pop consciousness (and again...

JOAN ARMTRADING INTERVIEWED (2008): Into and out of the blues

JOAN ARMTRADING INTERVIEWED (2008): Into and out of the blues

...Armatrading makes an embarrassing admission for someone... ...I’m not 100% certain who he is.” Armatrading laughs throatily -- she is nursing a cold... ...charts. What makes the album so strong is that Armatrading’s musical eclecticism -- she usually... ...that organisation than her own achievements, Armatrading speaks of how all the women at the... ...courage to escape an abusive marriage. Asking Armatrading what her own contribution has been elicits an...

Asa: Beautiful Imperfection (Dramatico/Border)

Asa: Beautiful Imperfection (Dramatico/Border)

...between the socially conscious music of Joan Armatrading, Tracy Chapman and Bob Marley, and...

Asa: Asa (Naive)

Asa: Asa (Naive)

...equal parts Bob Marley, Joan Armatrading, Tracey Chapman and Minnie Riperton would seem...

Rokia Traore: Tchamantche (Lateral Note/Southbound)

Rokia Traore: Tchamantche (Lateral Note/Southbound)

...you can hear elements that remind of Joan Armatrading as much as the sound of her homeland. And it...

The Funky Kings: Singing in the Streets (1976)

The Funky Kings: Singing in the Streets (1976)

...who has been on sessions and albums with Joan Armatrading, Van Morrison, Cher and dozens of others as...

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Almost Always Never (Ruf/Yellow Eye)

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Almost Always Never (Ruf/Yellow Eye)

...slinky soul-blues in the manner of recent Joan Armatrading where she plays off the organ of David Garza....

Danny McCrum Band: Awake and Restless (McCrum)

Danny McCrum Band: Awake and Restless (McCrum)

...Jurisich opened in an acoustic set before Joan Armatrading and Bryan Ferry. That was a mature crowd and...

GREG HEATH IN LONDON 2009: Kiwi jazz in another climate

GREG HEATH IN LONDON 2009: Kiwi jazz in another climate

...Trent D‘Arby (remember him?), Joan Armatrading and others. He’s also toured and...

Dr Feelgood, Stupidity (1976)

Dr Feelgood, Stupidity (1976)

...Troubadour, and further down were Joan Armatrading, Boney M, Hall and Oates, Olivia Newton-John...

THE BARGAIN BUY: Various Artists; 101 Rock Hits

THE BARGAIN BUY: Various Artists; 101 Rock Hits

...Journey, Steve Ray Vaughan, Toto and Joan Armatrading probably has something going for it. Not...

RUTHIE FOSTER (2011): A Southern soul sister rises

RUTHIE FOSTER (2011): A Southern soul sister rises

...(Real Love) and open-hearted pop (the Joan Armatrading-influenced Get Out of My Way). There' also a...

RUMER INTERVIEWED (2011): Thankful, and slowing it right down

RUMER INTERVIEWED (2011): Thankful, and slowing it right down

...offer a free download of her version of Joan Armatrading's Love and Affection for Valentine's Day. (See...