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The Bliss Of Lorna

A post by Graeme Cummings, here on Eight Albums made me think about concerts I’ve been to. Some good (Coldplay, Dire Straits, The Average White Band, ELO, Eddie and the Hot Rods… hmm well) and many crap. This was, well, … Continue reading

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And Repeat…

News yesterday told us of the battle between the musical behemoths of Adele, Ed Sheehan and Coldplay, all of whom want to corner the vinyl printing market for their new albums in time for the Christmas spendfest. Now forgive for … Continue reading

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Glast-no-bury And The Musicography Of One Man #memories

A few days ago we handed our garden to the Vet to have her girlfriends round for a Glast-no-bury get together, the real festival having fallen foul of Covid. We made a teepee and a rustic bar from some old … Continue reading

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If Music Is The Question…

… then at least so far as I concerned Karma Chameleon is not the answer. The year is 1983. The Textiliste and I have moved into a flat in Tooting, a early century, purpose built maisonette, our first purchase. We’d … Continue reading

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If Music Be The Food Of Love…

… then at least so far as Karma Chameleon goes, I’m a Monkey’s Dutchman or whatever the expression is. The year is 1983. The Textiliste and I have moved into a flat in Tooting, a early century, purpose built maisonette, … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day five #songchallenge #music

And suddenly it is day five and I’ve enjoyed this journey and what on earth do I choose for the last one? This one is quite personal and will always be memorable for three reasons (a) The Textiliste loves it … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day four #songchallenge #music

Nearly there; only two more days and you can take out your earplugs. A short while ago, I (re)found this classic from Joni Mitchell. A friend was giving a concert at the Cadogan Hall with a couple of others, showcasing … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day three #songchallenge #music

Next up on  this musical saga, and it is back to humour. I love, as many do, Monty Python and they have done many great comic songs but for today I give you this number because (a) it is truly … Continue reading

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Music For The Hard Of Meaning – day two #songchallenge #music

I hope you’re keeping up. I’m on a  five day song diet where I post 5 songs whose lyrics mean something to me. Some years ago, for Children in Need the Beeb did this version of Lou Reed’s classic, Perfect … Continue reading

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Music for the Hard of Meaning – day one #Songchallenge

I avoid awards and dodge tag-a-longs but there’s this one, about music that means something, where the lyrics have some resonance so, oh what the heck, of course there are songs where that’s true. Now I have one rule with … Continue reading

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