The day John Lennon was assassinated I came home from school and my Mum told me the news as I came through the front door of our house in Gurney Crescent Seaforth. At the time I actually did not know... View Article
This song is pretty technofunky and captures very much the music of the 80s. I still remember so clearly when this album came out. My brother bought the album for me on vinyl and I literally played this song over... View Article
A final song from Supertramp as Covid Island Discs draws to a close. Another intense song from a band that for me is like an old friend – their music brings me much joy and comfort.
Well this is the 4th last song of Covid Island Discs. In the final 4 songs I shall return to my favourite bands that have brought me the most listening pleasure over the years. REM certainly is up there with... View Article
In this final week of Covid Island Discs I am citing bands that should really have been cited during the 65 week disruption we have experienced in the UK. Amazingly this is the first time I have cited a Smiths... View Article
This has to be one of the most English bands of all time. Their accents are just so distinctive with their “Lundeners”-type shrill. Like Madness, this band produces songs with a comical feel to them. Realistically Blur should have made... View Article
Twenty-one pilots is one my daughters favourite bands. I have already cited their song