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Day 335: Only Sixteen, Dr Hook

Time for another old one from an American band that makes its first appearance in Covid Island Discs. As I’ve said a few times since starting blog, it is strange how you can mine so much music and yet forget... View Article

Day 334: All Cried out, Alison Moyet

I am surprised it has taken me so long to cite a song from this very talented musician. I really enjoy songs that carry a certain musical intensity to them and this one definitely fits the bill. The bit for... View Article

Day 333: This is the Life, Amy MacDonald

Time for another song by Amy MacDonald. And your singing a song thinking this is the life and you wake up in the morning and your head feels twice the size Where you gonna go, where you gonna go, where... View Article

Day 332: I was only 19, Redgum

Yesterday I shared the song Heaven by Bryan Adams which I first heard at the tender age of 19. As I mused over the memories of that song, the fact I was 19 reminded me of another great song by... View Article

Day 331: Heaven, Bryan Adams

I remember exactly what I was doing when I first heard this classic track from Brian Adams. I was working in a Woolworths shop in a place called Manly (Sydney Australia). It was a University vacation job and I was... View Article

Day 330: Dreamer, Supertramp

Time for another song from one of my all time favourite bands Supertramp. Dreamer was one of their hit songs from their Crime of the Century album and it certainly made the Aussie singles and album charts. When I listen... View Article