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Doctor my eyes

Gee, David Lindley (lap steel) has got a tight band there.   Singer’s not bad, either…… Advertisements

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The face slap, the pelvic thrust, …

Or: In praise of the backing vocalist We all know Merry Clayton’s “Gimme shelter” story from 20 Feet From Stardom Then somehow you stumble over Boz Scaggs reviving “Lido Shuffle” back in 2004 at the Great American Music Hall and … Continue reading

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Henry. Or Henri…?

Some young friends (who I like heaps, btw) had a baby a while back, named him Henry. Bought him a little something (as one does) but thought that – seeing that everyone deserves their own playlist – I could perhaps … Continue reading

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Running out of heroes….

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Met a young mum in the check-out line at Hannafords in York. Got chatting and got introduced to 2 month old Juliette. “Oh” I said “Little Feat sang “Juliette” back in the 70s” “Really?” she said “Little Feet?” “With an … Continue reading

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Top of their game….

You might like the Eagles. You might not. I did for the longest time until they started taking 2 years to produce a record and DAYS to get a single drum pattern right. (Read “Is it rolling, Bob?” to get … Continue reading

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“Is it rolling, Bob?”

Bob Johnston, record producer to Bob Dylan and others, died the other day at 83. He replaced Tom Wilson on “Highway 61” (but not before the latter produced “Like a Rolling Stone) From the Telegraph’s obituary: Despite being told by … Continue reading

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