This page is more an archive piece on this site.
Entries from January 2002 to August 2002
|Aug. 23,2002 : : For those who have ordered Richard
Watts CD info
Richard sent the following :
".....my computer is not connected to the 'net' at the moment I haven't got their details to respond to. I don't know if it is possible but could you reassure anyone who has contacted me that I will send them a copy as soon as I get it together a bit more here. Apologise to anyone waiting, it will get there eventually. "
: on that
note though I did hear from one of the people who has received a copy ....
Got a great picture sent in of Jimmy Dewars band Sock'em J.B. Please check it out at Sockem JB.
|July 13, 2002 : Added a couple of promo items on page three of the
picture page HERE
: Update on Alvino's page.
|July 6,2002 : Added a page for song listings by album along with some links to related items. Here|
|June 27, 2002 : John Entwistle, bassist for The
Who, died today. Sincere condolances to his family and
friends. A true musical legand, he will never be forgotten.
|June 18,2002 : Added a great picture of Jimmy Dewar from his days
in Stone The Crows. Click here
Information posted in my guestbook :
|June 15, 2002 : Richard Watts has just finished his first solo CD.
Click here for how to order this CD
|June 3, 2002 : Have added a couple of news pages for Alvino Bennett and Richard Watts.|
|A very Happy 55th Birthday goes out to Bill Lordan Wednesday May 22nd, 2002|
|April 30,2002 : A recent reunion took place with Jimmy Dewar and Frankie Miller (Jude). I also got a great picture of Jude Please check how the visit went and take a look at this great picture. Here|
|April 2, 2002 : Alvino Bennett interview is posted. Here|
|Feb. 27,2002 : Check Here for a a really great note on a show with Pete Sears and Davey Pattison and a comment on the state of the music era we find ourselves in.|
|Feb. 22, 2002 : Have you noticed the new logos? A very special thanks to our good friend "Funky Paul" Olsen for designing something special for my site.|
|Feb. 4, 2002 : Richard Watts is coming into LA to do some writting with Alvino and a new artist named Celeste Donohue. You can hear a couple of tracks at http://www.relaxonline.com/|
|Feb. 1, 2002 :These comments came from zoso member Kevin Ruddell...
"If you haven't already been there there is a well done web
Another excellent site is at www.GlennLetsch where Robin's former bass player from the " In The Line Of Fire " tours of the first part of the nineties covers the many aspects of his music and teaching.
|Jan. 19, 2002 : In June of 1997 Robin did an internet
web chat that I was lucky enough to
get to hook into. I had copied the transcript
but had forgot I had it. Check it out at Magazines section.
|Jan. 16, 2002 : ( from the zoso mailing lists Kevin Ruddell)
The latest Vintage Guitar magazine has a nice interview with Jack Bruce and the ineviewer
asks Jack about BLT and Truce and what he expected as the musical outcome of the banding
together with Robin. Jack stated he thought the first album they did was the strongest of the two
and more straight-forward rocking of the type he prefers. He also mentioned seeing Robin in SF
two years ago and being totally knocked out just like everyone else.
The current Discoveries magazine has a photo of the In City Dreams Cd
cover in Robin Platt's monthly list of high winning bids on ebay for different artists releases .
The CD has appeared in the column a few times previously along with No Stopping Anytime
This is the news page postings from 1999. The links are still active.
|Dec. 28,2001 : Robin Trower interview
in the Dec issue of "20th Century Guitar"
...and he is on the cover.
|Dec. 27, 2001 : Coming soon to Steve's
Place ........ an interview with
The world lost one of the greats with the passing of George
You will not be forgotten.
|Nov. 12,2001 : Thanks to all those who have been
contributing to the Live show list.
If you have any info please submit to this site.
|Special congratulations to Dave Bronze for being voted #1 Bassist in the U.K. for the second year in a row by Blueprint Magazine!|
|October 31,2001 : A Robin Trower live show history
page has been added .
go to live show history
|October 12, 2001
Happy Birthday to Jimmy Dewar
I have finished my interview with Jimmy.
Please click on the star.
|Oct. 2, 2001 : There is an Interview with Robin
in the October issue of
' Record Collector' . .... thanks to Bill Lordan for this bit of info.
Also in the same issue : a feature on Dr Feelgood and their brand new
UA-years (74-81) 3 cd compilation.
I love this band! Don't miss adding this to your collection!
|Sept. 10, 2001: I just finished an interview
with Richard Watts,
who is currently rehersing for the start of the 2001 tour.
Please click HERE
|August 23, 2001 : Well, summer is almost
over and the three weeks away were
great... and now we have the upcoming fall tour to look forward to,
Funky Paul is doing a webradio show on KCLA on Thursdays at 12:00 noon PST. You can listen in by going to webradio.com. His first time was today and what album did he play from ............Bridge Of Sighs!!!!
|The world lost one of the true legends this week
with the passing of the great
John Lee Hooker. Our condolences to his family and friends.
|On a personal note : On Friday June 29, 2001 my wife's 105 year old fiesty Irish Gramma died peacefully in her sleep. We will miss her.|
|June 21, 2001 : Posted a recent article from the
U.K. Magazine "Classic Rock".
June 2001 .Check it out in the magazine section Here
Some interesting info regarding the song
Bridge Of Sighs.
| June 12,2001 : Update on Dave Bronze's
To the fans in the UK area : There has been alot of talk on the zoso trowerlist regarding Robin not doing any shows in your country ..... BUT check out DB's news page to see the line-up going on that you can see! Maybe...... a guest guitarist could join them on stage??? Now THAT would be the show of shows!
|May 29, 2001: The interview with Dave Bronze is posted. Please go HERE enjoy!|
| May 25, 2001 :Time passes quickly! I can't
believe that it will be a year ago on the
28th of May that I finally got to see Robin perform live for the first
time!! Read about it here
A very special Happy Birthday to you Bill
from The Shail Family.
|May 15,2001 : There is a great article on
Robin in the June 2001 issue of
"Vintage Guitar" . Thanks to Joan May for the info.
|April 22,2001 : I was sent a copy of the review
in the U.K. magazine "Classic Rock"
April,2001 that has a review of "Go My Way". I thought I would post
it for those who cannot locate a copy. Click here
|April 13,2001 : "Funky Paul" news. Please go to
Paul's page for more
information. The Funky Page
|April 1,2001 : Check out Guitar.com website for
an interview with Robin.
Also has some video instructional clips and more.
Go to Guitar.com
| March 31,2001 : I received a copy of
the finished remixed songs that Davey Pattison
did with Bill Lordan and BLX guitarists Eric Turner and Mark
Fry. They do two Trower songs as a tribute to Jim Dewar,
"Messin The Blues" and "King Of The Dance" and one Turner/Lordan
song " Let Me Be The One". A couple more songs by BLX are being
worked on to round out a CD release. Wait till you hear this!
| Feb. 25,2001 : I have added a couple
of pages on the great James Dewar. Please
check out some of the stories contributed by a few of the people who
knew him. I am expecting more additions on this section in the near
future. Please click here
| : I have been talking to Mr. Dave Bronze!
Dave is currently touring the U.S. with Blues guitarist Eric Bibb and has agreed
to an interview for my site. A special thanks to Kevin and Chris for setting up the
opportunity and the introductions to get this started.
|Jan 21,2001 : What's New with Davey Pattison?
What about Bill Lordan? For the
latest about what these two are up to, where they are playing, are they
in the studio, check it out through the links above. Links will be
available on their sites for direct access.
|Jan 18,2001 : Received this bit of trivia from
a fellow Trower fan.
|Jan 17,2001 : The downloads are doing fairly well
as "No Time" is moving
up the chart.
: Speaking of Bill Lordan, the video of the Coachhouse show is
excellent. The effects that were put on are really well done.
: Watch for a new page featuring Jimmy Dewar. Coming soon.
|Jan 8,2001: More downloads available at mp3.com!!!
DAYDREAM // NO TIME
|Jan 5, 2001 : **** December MP3 download
results**** The challenge was made
and the people have spoken!!!!!
Final total : Go To MP3 page
|Jan 4,2001 : Ronnie Montrose has just released
GAMMA4 with a Mr. Davey Pattison
handling the vocal duties.
|Jan 1,2001 : Happy New Year to all the people who visit this site.|
|: Last year on May 29,2000 I was allowed to
video The Bill Lordan Experiment set
when they opened for Robin at The Coachhouse. This video was matched up to a DAT recording by Bill and is now available for sale through Bill's site.
Check here for more info BLX
|Dec 12,2000 : Derek Sutton has confirmed
that the interview for Guitar One was
completed but they were waiting for it to be published.
Watch for the Mar.2001 issue.
|Dec 9,2000 : Go
to Robin Trower on MP3 and download some MP3 files from 20th
Century Blues. It generates activity for Robin and helps the cause to
spread the word The zoso mailing list (thanks Ron) is on a quest to
make it to 50,000 downloads in Dec. "Lets do it"!!!!!!
|Nov. 22,2000 : Thanks to
Joan May for the following information:
Have you seen the nice half page article/interview with Robin in the
January, 2001 issue of Guitar Player? There's a very good photo --
actually the best recent photo of him I've seen -- by Robb Cohen,
Robin discusses his equipment and puts in a plug for analog
| Nov. 15,2000 :
Please join me in wishing a very sincere
** Davey Pattison **
Saturday Nov. 18th.
guest book at DP!! All the best my friend.
|Sept.30,2000 : I have added a couple of pictures
of some of the stuff I have
collected and they are at the bottom of the Memorabilia Page .
|Sept 13,2000 : What was the alternate cover design
for "Go My Way"?
: Did you know that the cover for 20th Century Blues was actually an
alternate cover for one of Robin's albums from the Seventies?
: "Funky Paul" Olsen has put some great stories on his site about how
these covers came about. He also contributed a story for my page about
himself and Robin. Click here for the details and enjoy!!! FPO
|Sept 10,2000 : Check out this great picture of
Robin from a 1970 show playing a Les
Paul. Thanks Joan May Click here
: I have received a lot of old articles on Robin from fellow Trower fan Kevin Ruddell who has taken a great deal of time and effort to copy all these great reviews/articles/ release information so that it could be shared with everyone. I have started a page with some quotes from these items for a start until I get a chance to put them all on. Check my new "QUOTES" page Here
|September 1,2000 : Bill Lordan has been interviewed
for a "Showtime"
documentary on Sly and the Family Stone and Jimi
Hendrix. The edition will be airing on "Showtime" on
Sept. 18 th. Mark it on your calendar.
|August 26,2000 : Can't believe summer is almost
done (at least in my part
of the world). Robin is planning another tour leg in Oct.
What a summer!!! If he does come to your area again and
for some reason you missed it last time.....don't miss out
on it this time. "Go My Way" is blowing everyone away
and the shows were incredible! (I'm still smiling!!)
: On a personal note, my wife Sue, after being
: Funky Paul ....... remember seeing
that name on some
: Ever wondered what the Platinum award looks like that was
|July 27,2000 :
Bill Lordan Experiment "Live"
When BLX opened for Robin Trower the night of the May
29, 2000 the show was recorded by the band and they have
just released it on CD. Check it out at BLX LIVE and
order it. ( I actually got on the insert picture!!! )
|July 24, 2000 : I have added a new page titled
"Your Trower Stories".
As mentioned I have had a few people write in with some
interesting stories and I wanted to share them as they show a
side of Robin and people like Derek Sutton and Patrick Rule
that most would not have the pleasure of experiencing.
Check them out at Your Trower Story .
|July 15,2000 : Thanks to everybody who has written
in regarding my trip to
: Here is a link to some great shots of Robin taken at a show in Nashville in 1985 by David Pearcy. Thanks to Joan at the Procol Harum website for the update. There is a lot of great Trower information at the Procol site Check them out
|July 9, 2000 : It's finally finished .....
the California trip is posted Here
: I have made a few changes to my site as well. Check them out and let
me know what you think.
|June 12, 2000 : Added a page with some info on
"Go My Way" that I
received from a very lucky guy who managed to get
a demo copy. go to INFO
Trowerpower website than if we purchase through
another distributor. As I have stated before we have to support
these musicians as much as we can so please consider waiting and
buy his through the site
|May 19, 2000 : I received a couple of reviews on
the San Francisco show
and I thought I would share them. Thanks Roland and
Gary for your thoughts and comments. Tour 2000 reviews
|May 15,2000 : Tour 2000 pictures available from Seattle. pictures|
Hope to see you there! I still can't believe it!
|March 30, 2000 : As you all have now seen on the
Trowerpower site that
Robin's newest release is titled " GO MY WAY". Great
cover! The street release date is sometime in June but
they will have it on the tour with them.
: In discussing the tour set list I was told that we should
look for a more "varied" show than last tour, with
variations from day to day. Interesting statement!!
: UK fans!!! I was also told that if enough interest is
shown then they could expect to see shows booked in
September. Do what you can to generate interest, ask
the radio stations for airplay, write to the sites!
| March 15,2000 : I have been informed
of some tentative show dates for Robin's tour
this year. Don't miss it! Go to trowerpower.com
Link as of March 23 will take you to the trowerpower site for the
most up to date tour plans.
|March 13,2000 : Well it's taken six weeks but it's
finally here! The interview with
Bill Lordan!! Please click INTERVIEW .
: I have also added a page to tell everyone about an upcoming book release and one of the chapters is on Robin Trower. You will be able to order it through this site once it is released.
: Robin Trower tour 2000! I have been told that Robin, along with Alvino Bennett on drums and new bassist/ vocalist Richard Watts will start a tour on the west coast sometime in late May or early June. Nothing has been confirmed but as soon as I hear of some firm dates I will post them. And I may finally get to go to one of his shows and enjoy the music in person!! Wish me luck!
|Jan 30 / 2000 : First of all I want to thank
everyone who has commented on the
interview with Davey. I sure enjoyed doing it and Davey is such a nice
guy who honestly cares about the fans. When you get his CD please
write his guest book and tell him your opinion.
: On to other news. I have added a page for Bill Lordan and Bill has also kindly agreed to do an interview for my page. If you have any questions you would like Bill to respond to please email me at < firstname.lastname@example.org> . Watch for it!!
|Jan 20 / 2000 : I have finished the interview
with Davey Pattison. Please click here to
go to it DP page Just after posting the interview I received the CD.
It is a true extension of Davey's talents as both a singer and song
|Dec 12 / 1999 : On Friday I received an e-mail
from non other than
Mr. Davey Pattison! After getting over my initial shock Davey let me
know that he now has released a new "solo" CD and has started up a
web page . : He has also kindly agreed to do an interview so I can post
it on my site. Coming soon. : Go to Davey Pattison Page
|Dec 3 / 1999 : First, I would like to thank
all the people who have left messages in my
guest book and who have written directly. If you have a great Trower
story please put it in the guest book. Some of these are great reading.
: Well it has taken a bit of time but I have started a page with some lyrics
to a few ( so far ) of Trower's albums. I have done For Earth Below ,
In City Dreams and Caravan To Midnight from the songbooks I have .
Go To Lyrics Home page
: I have also added a second page to my "pictures " link.
Some great shots and other misc. boot cd covers.
: I have recently acquired a few more shows that I haven't
|Oct. 30/99 : The Robin Trower Mailing List
a ZOSO.NET has been updated to a web page to join/leave the list.
Go to http://zoso.net/archives/robin-trower.html
If you are a fan of Trower's and are not hooked into this mail list JOIN UP. A lot of great information and great discussions happen here.
: " Memorabilia" - added a picture of the "Bridge Of Sighs" poster I recently acquired.
|Oct. 16/99 : Added a new link to an excellent web
site run by some people I recently
met in Toronto . It's a very informative page called classicrock.com
|Start of site Sept 1999|