This is another classic song from Bob Seger capturing the waywardness of love when one is a teenage twenty something or other.
As I have often observed while doing Covid Island Discs, it is amazing that even after over a year of citing songs, I suddenly remember a super rock classic that I have forgotten to include. I only remember this one... View Article
Time for a soppy love song. This song is pretty and dominated the airwaves when it was first released in 1976. It reminds me very much of the Max Merritt classic Slipping Away which I have already cited on Covid... View Article
A great song by ELO which really shows their full synthesis of rock with classical music. Sadly the sound quality of this official video is surprisingly poor but I guess this is because it was made in 1976.
Yesterday I posted the first cut is the deepest sung by Cheryl Crow. This is the original version by Rod Stewart.
I think Karen Carpenter had one of the most unique voices of any female singer. This is one of the most interesting songs the Carpenters produced. Again another tragic figure who lost the battle with the mental health issue of... View Article
First Joan Armatrading hit in Covid Island Discs.
In the original Covid Island Discs that I published on Facebook, I ended the series at week 11 with the Abba song “thank you for the music” which summarises how I feel about this amazing gift God has given us.... View Article
Now this is a cool find on Youtube. The “Eve of War” from “War of the Worlds” being performed live. Another incredible piece of music. Hmm, I don’t think those women are playing Stradivarius violins however given these babies have... View Article
So the next few songs were ones I considered for my 10 album covers but I rejected them because the album covers were boring. Not sure whether I can theme this last set so will just let them rip. As... View Article