Tag Archives: Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry and Midge Ure: Weighing the Differences [part 1]

Shelf made a great comment that was full of interesting points to discuss a short while back in the comments for my Midge Ure review. Now that I have a little extra time to reply, I want to address the intriguing … Continue reading

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New Wave MVP: Guy Pratt

This morning I was listening to my favorite Icehouse album and it reminded me that I’ve needed to look more closely at the career of bass player Guy Pratt in a way that I have been meaning to do for … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry @ The Ryman Auditorium 8-2-16 [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] After the delightful non-intermission, the full band came onstage to the strains of “Take A Chance With Me.” Surprisingly, the band didn’t trim off any of its luxuriant sound but the substantial guitar riffs of Manzanera … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry @ The Ryman Auditorium 8-2-16 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The pattern had been set for the evening with minutes being shaved off of more luxuriant numbers that sometimes seemed cut by as much as 40% in length. True, it’s not a dreaded medley; the scourge … Continue reading

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Bryan Ferry @ The Ryman Auditorium 8-2-16 [part 1]

part one: A Tale of Two Ferrys It was the best of times; it was the worst of times. We made our way to the Ryman after a wonderful dinner that caught us a bit short of time. As we … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bryan Ferry – Avonmore

Bryan Ferry: Avonmore US CD [2014] Loop De Li Midnight Train Soldier Of Fortune Driving Me Wild A Special Kind Of Guy Avonmore Lost One Night Stand Send In The Clowns Johnny + Mary Last night my wife arrived home … Continue reading

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Ferry Comes Within Striking Distance; Monk Takes Bait!

As long-term readers may remember, the last time I saw Bryan Ferry in the flesh, he was not singing, but speaking about his career in 2014 in Chicago at the Museum Of Contemporary Art. That was fun to see for … Continue reading

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