The First Day after the Death of Queen Elizabeth II I usually pride myself in being able to select an appropriate song for certain events but alas, for the death of Queen Elisabeth, I can only copy the most popular... View Article
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
So on Sunday I cited my first Beach Boys song California Girls. That song stimulated the Beatles to include a little bit of beachboy-style musing over lovely Russian woman.
Covid Island Discs Covid Island new year’s Day So what mega band do I open up the second year of Covid Island Discs (hopefully the UK lockdown won’t last for two years)? Well surely it has to be arguably the... View Article
This is the grunge version of the famous song that appears on the White album. Actually there is a surprising number of Beatles videos on the internet given they really didn’t do many public appearances post about 1965. Truly I... View Article
Always enjoy finding Beatles videos on Youtube because there aren’t many of them. I guess I can relate to this song as I too have written a paperback although its not really “a dirty story about a dirty man” ????
From John Lennon back to the Beatles. I guess only a band is great as them could get away with such a long lead out in a rock song. The blurb under this Youtube video clip is an interesting read... View Article
Let’s stay in the 60s for a little longer. This is getting towards the end of the Beatles career as judged by Paul McCartney’s beard. What a great little clip to find on Youtube. Love the guys in the background... View Article
An amazing album cover with amazing songs to boot. This song always makes me feel a little sad, it is so melancholic. Update: The video below is a new addition that I found on Youtube in May 2021. It replaces... View Article
So firstly I am late because we are redecorating Grace’s room. Took the radiator off and then over the day noticed a slow leak. The washer on the pipe had failed. Long story shot, had to drain the central heating... View Article