Covid Island Discs: The final Song So 69 weeks after the UK first went into lockdown I am finally bringing Covid Island Discs to an end. In theory the last lockdown restrictions in the UK were meant to be lifted... View Article
So far I have only cited one song from the Rolling Stones as I’m not a great fan of their music. However, my daughter was watching a seventies hits cable TV channel and the Stone’s classic song “Angie” came on.... View Article
Countdown to the year anniversary of Covid Island Discs T -5 Like the song Daniel (Covid Island Discs Day 134), Crocodile Rock was a song that also was in that Hydro Majestic hotel’s Jukebox and one that my brother and... View Article
I think to finish off week 49 we should have another song by the UK band 10CC. This song certainly fits the upbeat feel of the songs I have cited this week. Another song which will get people on a... View Article
Time for some more Elton John. This song reminds me of a holiday we had when I was about 5 years old at the Hydro Majestic in the Blue mountains, Australia. In that hotel there was a jukebox and this... View Article
Staying on Shania’s money theme, I wonder if she got the start of her Ka-ching song from this all time Pink Floyd classic?
This week the theme is going to be musicals. The first musical I fell in love with was Jesus Christ Superstar. As I have alluded to elsewhere, it was through this musical that I was first drawn to Christ even... View Article
I first heard the cover of this song by the Australian artist John English. Although his cover was good, the original version with the amazing saxophone part really is a pleasure to listen to.
So I’m trying to thread my songs together. The link went two songs while I was in hospital, the second was a George Harrison song (Covid Island Disc 7) and this naturally led to the Beatles yesterday (I mean yesterday’s... View Article
From one piano man to another. His voice is shot after singer nodes in the 80s but boy this is still a good arrangement of this timeless classic. Really worth watching to the very end as the piano and guitar... View Article