Category Archives: Music

A reason to believe in reincarnation

There’s not really a lot that beats this. One of the comments gets it spot on: No smoke + flash pots…no lasers…no 120-ft video screen…no skanky underdressed backup singers. Why? Because when you’re a talented musician with a tight band … Continue reading

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Doctor my eyes

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

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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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Juliette

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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