Fifty Years – A Lot Can Happen.

I was delighted to guest on Randall Rospond’s Manao Radio Show yesterday. Fun as always. Thought I would share the interview with some of the songs we played from The Beatles Sergeant Pepper’s and Pink Floyd’s First Album – Piper At The Gates Of Dawn. I chose those two albums since Sergeant Pepper’s is inextricably …
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Recorded 50 Years Ago Today

This Chap … Participated in a radio show yesterday, where he was thinking about The Summer of Love, Sergeant Pepper’s and Piper at the Gates Of Dawn. They are all connected – and if you want to reflect on this chap’s reflections – then you can pop over here and listen, read and absorb – would love to … Continue reading “Recorded 50 Years Ago Today”

The Record Company

This Chap Found Himself Watching A Spot Of TV … … as you do. These chaps suddenly appeared on screen – and through the speakers. Suffice to say – had to share.

Trains … Not Really Obsessed

This chap would argue … .. that no post linking Trains to music is complete without this offering … (featuring the ‘epic string break’) That said – this chap also felt 1) that he had already interrupted the other chap enough in the last post … and 2) that there are enough versions of this … Continue reading “Trains … Not Really Obsessed”

Obsessed, Part II: Trains

The Story So Far: In Part I, Graham picked up a scent of obsessions in rock music and got on the trail… It started with words, but he stumbled over something bigger. He really should pay more attention to where he’s going. I didn’t know where I was going, at the time. Well, there you are then. … Continue reading “Obsessed, Part II: Trains”

Obsessed, Slight Aside …

… as this Chap notes … … Dan Brown’s, er, epic story (?) is now the least desirable donation to at least one of the UK’s charity shops. You remember — dastardly intrigue among Vatican and other types, who successfully set out to eliminate any readable matter from the very opus itself, leaving it a rewarding read only … Continue reading “Obsessed, Slight Aside …”

Obsessed Part I: Words

It all started with a Talking Head … … or ‘heads?’ This Chap became aware during that last piece that there are obsessions afoot … I see what you did there. … in rock music. But where to start? Maybe with the ones that came up previously, and go from there. Words. We were talking … Continue reading “Obsessed Part I: Words”

Ah HA! A New Take On Take On Me

It’s all about the editing … Remember when us chaps were rapping on how a different cut can totally change your view of a movie. Click through … the other chap extended this chap’s thoughts with another cut. ‘Raising the stakes’ as he would have it. Anyway, to remind you of the Norwegian’s Ah Ha … Continue reading “Ah HA! A New Take On Take On Me”

Because Every Child Knows …

… that you do need to follow some rules. BUT – isn’t it cool when you actually get to break them? John notes that … … following a couple of themes we have running in this fine publication, like the post just now about mixing it up a bit and  musical covers … which we know … Continue reading “Because Every Child Knows …”

Has Harry Found Another Direction?

John was listening You? Listen? … john was listening to a Rolling Stone podcast last week with Cameron Crowe talking about Harry Styles. Very good BTW. So I thought I would check out his new single. Very good BTW. Not sure why he hasn’t released a video (at least that I could find) …. but here … Continue reading “Has Harry Found Another Direction?”