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B.B.'s first British itinerary opened on April 22, 1969 at the Royal Albert Hall.
1974's 'Somethin's Happening' was an invaluable building block in Frampton’s development into one of America’s biggest stars of the 1970s.
From subversive subject matter to affairs of the heart, the best female songwriters are often the most insightful, as this list proves.
Two of Moore’s American blues guitar heroes, Albert King and Albert Collins, were also on the guest list for the gold-certified 'Still Got The Blues.'
‘A Hard Road’ is one of the cornerstones of the 60s British blues boom, and made the UK Top 10 for John Mayall in March 1967.
TYA's first UK Top 10 album charted on February 22, 1969, with a title that captured the mood of the times.
'Blues From Laurel Canyon' was Mayall's first so-called solo record since retiring the band name the Bluesbreakers.
Peter Frampton, a contemporary of Green’s, said: “Most sadly, have lost one of the most tasteful guitar players ever.”
Felix was an important figure on the folk scene from the 1960s onwards and a familiar face on British TV.
The new dates will now begin at the 3 Arena in Dublin on 5 March next year.