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Peel Sessions : The Freeze

Another in the occasional series made possible due to the wonderful exploits by some wonderful YouTube Up-loaders. I want to highlight some of those bands that John Peel had recorded sessions for his show over the years. Really had forgotten … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems : Big Country – Steeltown

Continuing this very popular viewed series of Hidden Gems (tracks which should have been hits). I’ll present you a track via YouTube, Daily Motion, Soundcloud or another site. These posts are for the music only. On the day I am … Continue reading

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Impending Sounds : The Waterboys – Destinies Entwined

This is the lead track from the album ‘Modern Blues‘ by The Waterboys. ‘Destinies Entwined‘ is a mouth-watering effort with plenty of amplified guitars supporting the distinctive voice of Mike Scott. It certainly has a catchy chorus with a great … Continue reading

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Hidden Gems : Lightships – Two Lines

Lightships is the latest creation from Gerard Love of Teenage Fanclub fame. As you would expect we get jingly jangly guitars and some cool sultry vocals. There’s an added bonus in the shape of the Instrumental version which I was … Continue reading

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My Funeral Songs – Choosing The Right Ones

Call it morbid or what, but I made a CD a few years back with five songs which I wanted to be played at my own funeral. They’re all special to me, and no I’m not going to disclose what … Continue reading

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Review : Lloyd Cole – Standards

Welcome back Lloyd Cole I could say but really he hasn’t actually been that far away. He may not frequent the charts anymore but from his United States base he’s been quite active of late.  In the last twelve months … Continue reading

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