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Diggin' Bloodstone

Interview by Phil Symes, Disc and Music Echo, 8 January 1972

IF THE reaction to Bloodstone's first London appearance – at the Rainbow Theatre on a recent Soul concert – is anything to go by, then ...

Bloodstone: The Bloodstone Sound Spectrum

Profile and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 15 January 1972

THERE'S BEEN a growing flood of black American artists to these shores over the past few years, and more and more of them have decided ...

Curtis Mayfield, Bloodstone: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 29 January 1972

WITH THE Curtis Mayfield/Bloodstone show, the Rainbow Theatre proved conclusively that the Albert Hall has lost its place as the capital city of bad acoustics. ...

Curtis Mayfield, Bloodstone: Rainbow Theatre, London

Live Review by Penny Valentine, Sounds, 29 January 1972


Bloodstone: Natural High

Review by Pete Wingfield, Let It Rock, April 1973

May I shout in your ear? The word is Bloodstone: no, not Bloodrock, Terry Knight's horror, nor my kind employer, the British Mr. Blunstone, but ...

Bloodstone: Natural High

Review by Charlie Gillett, Rolling Stone, 7 June 1973

THE MORE I listen, the less I understand. A year ago Bloodstone was just one of any number of black groups who could excite a ...

Bloodstone: Shining Brightly Six Years On

Report and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1979

WOULD YOU believe that it's six years since Bloodstone hit the world's record charts with their haunting 'Natural High' ballad – probably one of the ...

Mike Vernon: Beyond the Blue Horizon

Retrospective and Interview by Alan Clayson, unpublished, 2015

If known chiefly as a blues paladin, Mike Vernon plunged headfirst into many other – often unexpected – musical waters. Alan Clayson investigates. ...


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