• Nov122022
    North American Rock Music Map by Jane Tomlinson

    Track List of North American Rock Music Map

    “Keep on Rockin’ in the Free World” is a map of North American Rock Music that I have painted. This illustrated blog describes the references to the more than 100 bands and artists represented on this amazing painting.

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  • Nov242016
    British Rock Music painting

    British Rock Music Painting

    My British Rock Music painting is pure Pop Art! My life has always been accompanied by music, much of it…

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  • Sep282014
    Kate Bush

    Kate Bush live – Before the Dawn

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    Thirty-five years after her previous live shows, Kate Bush stepped out onto the stage of  London’s Hammersmith Odeon to rapturous…

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  • May232011

    Rush live at the NEC

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    I first saw Canadian rock band Rush live back in October 2007. We were fortunate to see them again last…

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  • Oct312010

    Listen to the music of the Doobie Brothers

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    The Doobie Brothers have been making music with various line-ups since 1969. They combine elements of hard rock, rhythm and…

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  • Jun062010

    We and Jimmy Page spellbound by Roy Harper

    It’s three years ago since I first saw Roy Harper, the singer-songwriter folk rock guitarist. The man’s a genius. As…

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  • Feb162010
    Guitarist jeff beck

    Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton: Together and Apart

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    Last night Moth, Rupert and I trekked down to east London to the O2 arena (the former milliennium dome) to…

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  • May302009
    Lynyrd Skynyrd

    God bless Lynyrd Skynyrd

    On Thursday night we went to see Southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd perform at Birmingham’s NIA.  Their heyday was the…

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  • Mar082009

    Jacques Brel’s grave

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    Jacques who? I knew nothing of Jacques Brel until I kept bumping into him during my research into the Marquesan…

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  • Jun212008
    Carlos Santana

    Carlos Santana, right in front of our eyes

    Last night at the NEC arena in Birmingham, Moth and I had the good fortune to be right at the…

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