"continuous quest for other horizons on guitar and his just below the surface zany sense of humor" Bob Smith - Vancouver Sun

"his is a voice of erratic charm, his guitar is warm, comprehensive and plain, and his manner is bare, unelaborate,"Jeani Read - Vancouver Province

"The Mock Duck played outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. The guitar playing of Joe Mock is out-standing. He moves easily from bag to bag, offering tastes of country; a plateful of rock; and sweetens the mixture with some exciting jazz material. " by Ken Lundgren

"Joe Mock plays at Maggie's Revenge, a Tokyo Bar. Here in Tokyo's Roppongi district, they pack the place to hear Mock and a passing parade of sidekicks play everything. . . In his natural, easygoing way, Mock communicates his joy of playing music and the audience responds" Lorne Mallin -Vancouver Province

"Joe Mock and his trio the Mock Duck performed a Rock Mass in Christ Church Cathedral. Joe regards his music as a form of ministry. "I'm just communicating it in a different way. (The) event created spontaneous feeling of joy among participants." by Martha Robinson -The Vancouver Province

"Replicating American pop music in a Tokyo bar is the latest gig for a former standout of Vancouver's mellow 1970's counter-culture. He's the Groovy Gaijin, a Samurai tunesmith whirling his guitar from gig to gig, playing the West's yesterday music for Japan's now people."- Doug Ward, The Vancouver Sun

"Pied Pear (Joe Mock and Rick Scott) kick off Acoustic Wave Series. . .self-acclaimed promulgators of Punk-folk . . .the weirder fringes of the folk idiom. Evelyn Erskine - The Citizen, Ottawa

"rest assured the Woodstock generation will be out in force for Pied Pumkin's two concerts (Joe Mock, Shari Ulrich and Rick Scott). . .In BC, where the '60s spirit extended well into the 70's, Pied Pumkin was a huge counter-culture draw

Mix his licks with Rick's charisma and Shari Ulrich's vocals and you have an unbeatable combination. The audience thought so too, giving them a standing ovation and encore. Vic Bell Canmore Festival

Mock has honed his gifts as a guitarist to the point where such songs as Black Dog are transformed into stunning, free-form jazz essays. Robert Reid - Record Staff

Mock . .is a sight for sore eyes, living proof that things change and stay the same. Call it Mock Two. Joe has changed. But short hair and a shave aren't the only things different about the ultimate '60s survivor. Bruce Mason - The Province

. . .one of the most unsung of all unsung great songwriters. Warren Footz - See Magazine