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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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