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Mike Whellans - the one man blues band - Edinburgh Fringe sell out show 2013

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' of Scotland's heroes, a bluesman of amazing ability...a totally brilliant one man band.'
Mike Harding, preview of 'Fired-Up & Ready', BBC Folk & Acoustic Website Sept 2008

'... Britain's foremost 'one-man' blues band...An uplifting album by a Scottish master'
Scotland on Sunday, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready', Oct 2008

'Have you any idea how much your face gnawingly aches if you unwittingly maintain a smile for almost fifty-three minutes? I do, now that I've listened through this masterful Blues album!' 10/10
Loud Horizon Music, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready, Oct 2008

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'Shake It'

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'...just about the best time you can have while staying within the bounds of decency....The newly converted Seasick Steve fans should make this top notch treat their next discovery and I can't recommend it highly enough'
Zeitgeist Review, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready,Oct 2008

'If he was American he would probably be hailed as a folk hero and ride to gigs in the back of a freight train. ...a man that knows his craft and really puts his heart, soul and everything into his blues.'
Fatea, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready, Sept 2008

'...sit down and listen, because you’re about to get a lesson in great music. ...this is an album from the heart... ...a great release from the one man blues powerhouse... 9 out of 10'
Die Shellsuit Die, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready, Nov 2008

'...Whellans delivers the goods with style and accuracy... ...a great representation of a very skilful musician... ...a superbly crafted album...'
Toxic Pete, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready, Sept 2008

'...packing a blinding array of material into these 53 minutes. The breathless rush as riff follows boogie on it's way to feelgood factor is often exhilarating... Engaging, well-crafted & rockin', the album's a blast throughout.'
Living Tradition, reviewing 'Fired-Up & Ready, Nov 2008


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