Category Archives: Music

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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Ich kenne nichts…

This ties in with the “Best concert? Close” post from the other day. My friend Petrea wrote: What a pleasure. I watched the whole thing; don’t need subtitles because I love listening to languages. All of them. And the music … Continue reading

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Best concert? Close….

Hubert von Goisern is an Austrian musician, giving traditional folk music a harder, rockier edge. It goes under the genre of Alpenrock – Alpine Rock. Excellent live band, but nothing quite as memorable as the Mainz concert in 2008. The … Continue reading

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