A collection of reviews, clippings, photos and videos.

Review of The Stables show by Pete Lawrence

November 2017

Thanks to Pete Lawrence for his review of the show at the Stables.

At The Stables there gig was a joyous celebration of all things soulful and funky. Absolute highlight was the Frank Collins led cover of Aretha Franklin’s gospel opus ‘With Everything I Feel In Me’.. spine-tingling brilliance. “

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Tony’s interview on Unity Radio’s “This is Soul” show, promoting the March gigs

February 2017

The interview starts about 7 minutes in and takes up pretty much the whole of the rest of the hour. Tony is interviewed by Jim Baker, and gets to choose three favourite tracks. Jim also plays some Kokomo tracks (including one from the Half Moon) and some from Tony’s band, including one hot off the presses from the previous week’s show in Swansea.

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Ronnie Scotts: review from ‘Prog’ magazine

August 2016

Rather incongruously, there’s a review by Malcolm Dome of the Ronnie Scott’s gig in the October 2016 edition of ‘Prog’ magazine.

The full online version is ‘subscription only’, but the intro is free. They liked it the show.

There’s a joyous whiff of balance in the band’s performance here. The members obviously take what they do very seriously, but they have a self‑deprecating humour too. When the three vocalists – yes, three – stride onstage during Third Time Around, they all have on pink feather boas. It’s a hilariously simple prop that’s augmented by some wonderfully incongruous choreography. But this is never allowed to upstage the fact that the trio – as well as keyboard player Tony O’Malley – have spectacular voices.

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I Can Understand It – RFH

November 2015

From the “Soul Summit” at the Royal Festival Hall

Band on the Wall

April 2015

Highlights from the April 2015 gig in Manchester

Robert Elms Cover2Cover: Angel – Paddie vs Aretha

June 2011

Robert Elms has been a great supporter of the band over the years, and featured Angel in his ‘Cover2Cover’ feature. Listeners vote for the original or the cover.

Aretha might be the best singer in the world ever. But Paddie takes this one.

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