An unbelievable true story crying out to be told.

Below is a rough cut of my latest historical documentary, Battle for San Francisco. It’s a true story seemingly whitewashed from history.

While not about my usual historic blues or rock, the soundtrack does include an early blues from Lonnie Johnson with Eddie Lang, plus seasoned rock tracks from Uriah Heep, Arthur Brown, Australian Crawl and the Clientele. It’s a tenuous link, but there we are. Now I’m working on getting the rights.

If you’d like to read more about this fascinating subject, before deciding whether to invest 56-minutes of your precious time viewing this rough cut, please take a look at an earlier post on this link:


And, now, if you’re up for an unbelievable story about English convicts who felt they might take Gold Rush California, please dive in below …