A few days ago… well, look, I won't lie to you, it was two weeks ago, Killer Queen by Queen was playing on the wireless, you know the one, "She keeps Moët et Chandon, in her pretty cabinet..." and as the song finished and faded into the next song on the radio station's playlist, in … Continue reading In the Lap of the Gods.
Sometimes you just have to go back to the source. The first time that I heard of or indeed heard anything by the Canadian rock band Rush it was their song, Closer To The Heart. Closer To The Heart had been released as a single in the UK in January 1978 and by February had … Continue reading Closer To The Heart
Did you ever buy a record album purely on the strength of its cover artwork? I have, a number of times. Seeing a striking album cover and being almost compelled to buy the album with no idea of what kind of music you may be buying. There is always the notion that perhaps the music … Continue reading Don’t Look Now, Karen’s Gone To The Moon
This morning we're listening to The Acid Flashback, an internet wireless station who on the whole, do play an astoundingly good selection of music. After playing; Something's Happening by Peter Frampton, Miss You In A Heartbeat by Def Leppard and Is There Any Love In Your Heart by Lenny Kravitz, they played 2112 by Rush, … Continue reading You HAVE assumed control…
We’ve found a new wireless station to listen to, The Acid Flashback, and what a splendid station it is, and oh my worm, they do play some good stuff. Listening this morning they played side one of Ommadawn. I lay there in bed transfixed, Ommadawn by Mike Oldfield. Do you remember when we first “discovered” … Continue reading Ommadawn morning
Facebook; if you do it, you do. If you don’t do it then that’s fine, it’s not compulsory. Every so often these things come around; choose your top 10 or 12 favourite… albums, books, baked beans, post a picture with no explanations, one a day for 10 or 12 days, and nominate somebody else to … Continue reading What influenced my musical taste?