Time to end the week with this classic from Fleetwood Mac. This song of course is one of their classics from their most famous album rumours. It is kind of an oddly appropriate title given the personal shenanigans that were going on in the band when this album was recorded. Below is a little snippet […]
17th — 23rd of April 2021
Time to change from yesterday’s heavy rock guitar of Jimi Hendrix to this pretty little number from Toto. This song was on their Toto IV album which had their two classic hits Rosanna and Africa. However, I think this song was also one of the best songs on this album. Unfortunately the live version I
So I’ll admit that Jimi Hendrix is not my favourite artist but here is one of his classics which demonstrates some of his guitaring skill. If you like electric guitar, you’re going to love this one. This video is quite funny really as it is sooo late 60s early 70s. Like the two cool hippy
OK so yesterday I shared a song by Nirvana and mentioned a list of rock stars who all sadly passed away at the age of 27. Over the next few days I shall post a song from each of them. I have already posted a song by Amy Winehouse (Covid Island Discs day 108) and
So recently I posted a song by Evanescence titled Lithium. This song is completely different to the Nivana’s classic by the same name. It is kind of interesting that the humble drug lithium get’s so much attention from rock stars. Lithium main indication is for bipolar disorder and acts as a mood stabiliser. I guess
This Aussie band makes its long overdue debut today in Covid Island Discs. This song is probably their most famous. A song that if you grew up in Australia in the 70s/80s, you will know because it was regularly played on Aussie radio and at those brilliant teenage parties that form such wonderful memories for
The dark theme of Lana Del Rey’s song Chemtrails over the country club reminded me of this Aussie classic by Hoodoo Gurus. A really rocky song with the rather dark chorus: “All my friends are dead or they’re dying and our laughter turns to crying, it’s death defying“.