I never get tired of this little song.
3rd — 9th of October 2020
Another one from my musical centre. Neil Young music is like an old friend to me. This song is particularly poignant especially since my first job was working in a drug and alcohol unit at Westmead hospital. It was there I began to understand the complexities of drug addiction especially addiction to heroin.
This week I am returning to what I would call my musical centre. There are few people and groups that really dominate my collection and Kate definitely is in there. This really was the song that launched her long and distinguished career. An amazing and let’s not be honest about it, an absolutely stunning woman.
So we hit the day 200 mark of Covid Island Discs. The very first song I posted on facebook back on the 27th of March 2020 was Hide in Your Shell by Supertramp. So it seems only appropriate to post another Supertramp song as I would have said at the tender age of 18 that …
So last week I posted a song from Pink Floyd’s album a momentary lapse of reason called learning to fly. This song is from the same album which was published after Roger Waters left the band. I was very fortunate to see Pink Floyd just after this album was released and it was definitely one …
“Hello we are REM and this is what we do”. Cool intro. A nice simple song to play on guitar. Not sure what the blue strip across Stipe’s head is all about though 😄.
Yep time for some more Elton John. I think this is one of his most prettiest songs and this clip is recorded before his voice was destroyed by singer’s node in the 80s.