Tag Archives: Wayne Proctor

Ben Poole Trio /// Live ‘19

London and the third Cumbria way. Having witnessed the young man in Manchester earlier that year (as special guest to Ana Popovic), I’m happy to testify to his prowess in a live environment, and if you can’t get to see him for yourself then this live twin pack CD is just what the doctor ordered. Alongside Poole are former King ...

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Ben Poole Live Album Due January

Blues rock guitarist, singer-songwriter Ben Poole releases his new double live album Ben Poole Trio /// Live ‘19 on Friday 31st next year. As previously reported at RAMzine here the songs on record were recorded over three nights in July this year at Old Schoolhouse in Barnsley, The Half Moon in South London and Bootleggers in Kendal, Cumbria. It is ...

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Ben Poole Records New Live Album

International blues, rock and soul guitarist/vocalist Ben Poole plays the last of three exclusive dates tonight that will be collated for a new live double album due on Friday 25th October through House of Tone Records. Having performed in Barnsley and London the past two nights, Poole’s band (featuring ex-King King drummer Wayne Proctor ) will showcase a selection of his most popular ...

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Ana Popović & Ben Poole: Sunday 5th May 2019, The Deaf Institute, Manchester

The Deaf Institute is small but full this Bank Holiday Sunday and it’s an early start too. A guitar squeals out as fingers race furiously along its fretboard prior to the gutsy stroking of chords as Ben Poole tells us he can’t ‘Take It No More’. Heartbreak and life’s weariness are sighed out in whisper down the mic, add his ...

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Ben Poole – Anytime You Need Me

Ben Poole follows a similar route with Anytime You Need Me as his previous Time Has Come.  Same square-jawed good looks album photo cover albeit a little more macho looking courtesy of being adorned with a black leather jacket and the same pop-flavoured blues rock with some added emphasis on song structures and digging in with a little more soul ...

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Review: King King – Reaching For The Light

Should someone play you a number like ‘Crazy’ or ‘Stranger To Love’ from King King’s Reaching For The Light you might understandably mistake them for lost tracks recorded by Bad Company somewhere between the making of Burning Sky and Desolation Angels. They have that assured fire power and restrained testosterone quality that Rogers and co applied to win the blue ...

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