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Quotes from reviews of Mark's debut solo album, COLE

"Everything here just drips with a heart felt compassion for the music. You need this CD, trust me."
Greg "Bluesdog" Szalony, Blues Blast Magazine, Oct 2018

"Superb album"
Harry Simpson, DJ on "Still Got The Blues", Zetland 105FM

"Fantastic debut solo record...proves he's a prodigiously talented musician and relentlessly imaginative songwriter"
The Musician magazine, June 2019

"Excellent new solo album from Mark Cole"
Kevin Beale, DJ on "Blues on the Marsh"

"It's a mighty fine album throughout... track by track there's something new and fresh to enjoy"
Pete Clack, Blues in Britain magazine, Issue 200, August 2018

"This an album of pure pleasure... If you like non-standard blues with a lyrical musical punch, you will not be disappointed."
Tom Dixon, Bluesdoodles.com

"An album that refuses to go where you think it might and a minor treasure for that reason alone"
Pete Sargeant, Blues matters! issue 104, Oct/Nov 2018

"Cole's eclectic mix of tracks has some real gems and mixes genres and influences with ease"
Morgan Hogarth, Rock 'n' Reel magazine, Issue 72, Nov/Dec 2018

Mark in Sons of the Delta

"Fantastic"
Paul Jones, BBC Radio 2

"Righteous stuff"
Joel McIver, Classic Rock's The Blues magazine

"Played a sublime set...certainly revved the crowd up"
Russell Hill, Maverick Magazine

"One rock-solid tune after another... strongly recommended"
Marty Gunther, Blues Blast Magazine

"This is sunshine music"
Bluesdoodle.com

"Raw, righteous,..the real Delta deal."
Leslie Fleury (Radio DJ, Blues Odyssey on KSER)

"Mark Cole and Rick Edwards, do not just 'play' the Blues, they 'feel' it too. This gives them the edge over many of their contemporaries... they could easily find themselves being lauded as Britain's Jelly Roll Kings."
Gordon Baxter, Blues in Britain magazine (issue 55)

"You guys are the real deal!"
Will Dawson (sound engineer at Delta Recording Studio, Clarksdale, Mississippi)

"You guys have really got a good little unit there... I thought that was pretty darn good - you don't have to take a back seat to anybody"
From a live radio interview with Sonny 'Sunshine' Payne (legendary presenter of King Biscuit Time on Radio KFFA, Helena, Arkansas)

"They are exceptional"
John Roberts (Bullfrog Blues Club organiser)

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Mark in The Jigantics

"A fabulous fusion of blues, rock, folk and Americana that blew the socks off our audience. Absolute class."
Steve Sheldon www.folkicons.co.uk

"Fantastic music... The Jigantics were a highlight act"
The Daily Telegraph

"played a remarkable set... a touch of class"
Richard Howarth, Stratford Herald

"This is a very, very fine debut. Highly recommended!"
Blues Matters! magazine April 2014

"an album with a bunch of highlights and no failures."
Flyingshoes Review 10 February 2014

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Mark in The Dockery Boys

"The Dockery Boys are the most exciting rock/roots band in England"
Phil Beer (Show of Hands, the Albion Band)

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