Category Archives: Music

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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Ianduringly delightful

When you stumble over stuff like this, you realise how much you miss Ian Dury. I do. anyway Stunningly witty lyrics, all very tongue-in-cheek. And what a lovely man in this Parkinson interview. One of the nicest things he did … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

“Sweet Dreams” was one of the first 45s I bought when I went to England in the late 60s of the recently departed millennium. Possibly saw it on Top of the Pops, certainly heard it on the radio and was … Continue reading

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“Give my money to millionaires….”

…and I don’t give a fuck about you.” Great busking stuff, in the best tradition of Billy Bragg

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Luck of the draw

Cedar City is a town in Utah, population of 20,000. Staying at the Super 8 motel back in 1988, channel surfing, stumbled over a college  TV station playing Steve Earle. Probably this video. Bought Exit 0 next day and pretty … Continue reading

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Anna & Elizabeth: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Quite wonderful….

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