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Sweet Baby James

https://www.mixcloud.com/TarkaBlowpig/show-5-sweet-baby-james/ Show 5 sees presenter Jez explore the world of James. Songs by artistes called James or songs about James. All because Alexa only knows three. Track Listing: Sweet Baby James - James TaylorCaledonia -...

The Female Touch

https://www.mixcloud.com/TarkaBlowpig/show-4-the-female-touch/ Celebrating some of the very best female singers in the history of popular music join presenter Jez as he plays 18 amazing songs, chosen by listeners, from the world of folk, rock, blues, jazz and...

Sounds From The Tarka Blowpig Playlist

https://www.mixcloud.com/TarkaBlowpig/show-3-sounds-from-the-tarla-blowpig-playlist/ Show 3 is a collection of the very best new music that has been played on the Tarka Blowpig stereo systems and that has been reviewed on www.tarkablowpigmusic.com Track Listing:...

Americana Special

https://www.mixcloud.com/TarkaBlowpig/americana-special/ Show 2 highlights presenter Jez's love of Americana playing the very best in Country, American Folk and Roots music. Track Listing: Sleeping It Off - The Worthless Son-In-LawsFalse Prophet - Bob DylanI Remember...

The Return Of Tarka

https://www.mixcloud.com/TarkaBlowpig/the-return-of-tarka/ Join presenter Jez Denton for the very first show on Tarka Blowpig Radio featuring his choice of new music and classic songs. Track Listing: I Feel So Good - Richard ThompsonLady Rachel - Kevin AyersThe Moon...

Peter Green: 29th October 1946 – 25th July 2020

Peter Green In the early 1960's the Blues music of Black America was saved, and made relevant again, before developing and morphing in to new styles and directions, by a group of white British guitarists, centered around the captial city, London. Given their lead by...

Album Review: No Place Like Tomorrow – Virginia Kettle

As well as an almost evangelical enthusiasm for music I have a great love for sport. In particular team sports such like cricket, football and rugby. And in those team sports you can see many similarities between bands and sports teams. Some teams are built around one...

Influential Albums of the 1960’s

In a world recently released from the hardships of the second world war a new species emerged, that of the teenager. No more interested in the grey drabness of the austere 1950's, the children who later became known as the Boomers found they suddenly had money of...

Long Songs!

Back in the far distant late 1980's when I was still a teenager I entered the sixth form at Larkmead School to undertake my A Levels. There were many new things to understand and get to grips with. New levels of personal responsibility in studying for one which, to be...

The Apocalypse Music Quiz

Album-CoversDownload First-Lines-Quiz-SheetDownload Well, it looks like we are going to be shut indoors for quite sometime. Jigsaws being done. Netflix being completed (is there levels like Pacman or Angry Birds to achieve?) Batch cooking. Listening to all those...

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