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Category Archives: Music
“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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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” 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
Posted in Music Tagged Jethro Tull, WDR 1 Comment
“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
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The most famous chord on a 12 string guitar
Posted in Music, Too cool, Too good to miss Tagged Hard Day's Night, The Beatles 1 Comment
Those were the days….
Never did get to see Bob Seger live. This clip makes me regret that oversight. Every time…. Saw Tina Turner though. Never regretted a cent….
Posted in Music, Too good to miss Tagged Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Hollywood Nights, Tina Turner 1 Comment
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