Bob McKinlay - Singer Songwriter

Thursday 1st August 1991
Bob McKinlay - Singer Songwriter

STYLE: Country
RATING 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
OUR PRODUCT CODE: 11214-
LABEL: Independent
FORMAT: Cassette Album

Reviewed by Dave Brassington

The musical pride and joy of Wigan has come up with a delightful CD, which includes strong recordings of favourites like "English Born Dixie Fried" which has become almost an anthem of the British country scene. This is good strong modern music, which would appeal to a much wider audience than just country fans, if only Bob could find some way to market it other than on his concert appearances. The strong opener "Let Freedom Ring" has gospel overtones. "Send Me A Purpose" is straight gospel, and one or two others have very reflective lyrics. An album of good British country music.

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Reader Comments

Posted by Paul Halliwell in Ashton in Makerfield @ 12:59 on Sep 1 2019

Sadly, this lovely man is now in poor health...



Posted by ken bloom in norfolk @ 20:52 on May 9 2018

Is Bob on facebook or anywhere else.Still remembered by so many Country Music fans.



Posted by alan wilkinson in Burscough lancashire @ 14:49 on Feb 4 2016

Hi anybody out there can tell me where I can obtain any cds or tapes by Bob Mckinlay as I have a friend who played lead guitar with Bob in the late 80s and unfortunately he has lost all the recordings he did with Bob,many thanks,Alan.



Posted by don graham in eston middolesbrough @ 09:46 on Jul 26 2013

i've had a cassette of bob transferred on to cd the cassette was songbird.item



Posted by KEN BLOOM in KING'S LYNN @ 21:41 on Nov 9 2012

SPOKE TO BOB 3 YEARS AGO REGARDING CD OF AN OLD TAPE.HAD TRANSFERED IT ONTO CD,YES. STILL
LIVES NEAR WIGAN.NOT BEEN IN THE BEST OF HEALTH IN RECENT YEARS.WAS ONE OF THE BEST LIVE BRITISH SINGERS EVER.ENROLLED IN TO BRITISH COUNTRY HALL OF FAME A FEW YEARS AGO


Reply by Graham Lythgoe in United Kingdom @ 14:29 on Oct 25 2013

Bob is doing ok, i took him to wrightington hospital radio last night ,did great interview, will do another early next year.

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Posted by val mantz in banbury @ 20:27 on Aug 21 2012

Loved his music went to many of his shows would like to know still around moved house lost contact
BIND



Posted by Marie in lancashire @ 10:36 on May 14 2010

Hi my mother used to go to many of Bob Mckinlays shows and had tapes of his im looking to buy some cds of his if anyone knows where i might get any
any help would be wonderful thanks



Posted by Jim Jervis in Powell River B.C. Canada @ 20:46 on Dec 7 2008

I like Bob's music and I like him as a friend and fellow musician.



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