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Alison O'Donnell and Sharron Kraus

In a double interview acclaimed folk artists Alison O'Donnell and Sharron Kraus talk about poets, witches and muses and interview each other about their influences and ways of making music.

Lightnin' Willie
Bill Wyman

In this archival interview from 2010, Nick Dent-Robinson talks to legendary bluesgrass musician Lightnin' Willie about his band the Poorboys, encounters with Jimi Hendrix, Muddy Waters and Eric Burdon, and his love of touring and the UK.
In this archival interview from 1990, Bill Wyman talks about his career with the Rolling Stones, his controversial marriage to Mandy Smith and his then biography, 'Stone Alone'
Mark Rowland and Jamie Rowland speaks to Los Angeles-based rapper Busdriver at a show in London about the internet's influence on rap and his own musical history


We preview our next London Bands' Night which will feature The Band of Holy Joy's Johny Brown, Hector Gannet and Idiot Son's Andy Thompson.

Swansea Sound

Some of Pennyblackmusic's favourite artists and labels help us celebrate our 25th Anniversary by sending us their birthday greetings.
Our writers list some of their favourite interviews of the last 25 years.
Some of our writers and photographers reflect on their Pennyblackmusic highlights.
We preview our 25th Anniversary gig which will take place with Swansea Sound. Keiron Phelan & Peace Signs and The Volunteered at The Water Rats in London on the 28th October 2023.

Live Reviews


Our writers and photographers tell of the bands and acts from the past that they would most like to have seen live.
In the second part of our series, in which our writers and photographers reminisce upon great venues, past and present, Nicky Crewe, John Clarkson and Cila Warncke remember The Hacienda in Manchester, the 1980's Loughborough University Students' Union and the 1990's London Camden Palace.
In the first part of this four part series, our writers and photographers will be reflecting upon and providing memories of great venues, past and present. Nicky Crewe, Andrew Twambley and Adrian Janes remember 60's club The Magic Village and 70's venues, Eric's in Liverpool and the London Rainbow.


Our writera provide their albums of the year for 2023.
Our writers and photographers reveal their albums of the year for 2022.

Black Sabbath
Doug Hoekstra

Dodson and Fogg's Chris Wade in 'The Image That Made Me Weep' writes of a poster of Black Sabbath that he had as a ten-year old child.
Nashville-based musician and writer Doug Hoekstra in 'The Image That Made Me Weep' writes of the redisoovery of a reel to reel tape recorder on which he made much of his early music in his late father's house
Our writers and photographers list their favourite albums and also their favourite gig of the year
Our writers and photographers in the second of a three part feature choose their Album of the Decade.

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