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Song 7: Little Lies, Fleetwood Mac

So as I wait in my car on the 30th of November 2022 the sad news of the death of Christine McVie from Fleetwood Mac has just flashed up on my phone’s news headlines. It is a little disconcerting that... View Article

Day 469: Everywhere, Fleetwood Mac

Funnily enough I always thought this song was Stevie Nicks rather than Fleetwood Mac. Ironic really since I bought the album Tango in the night which is the album this song is taken from. A fairly solid offering from Fleetwood... View Article

Day 452: The one I love, REM

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

Day 435: Crazy, Icehouse

So let’s kick of week 63 with a song from the Australian group Icehouse. The video to this song is also pretty cool although I think Iva Davies got the opening idea of his video from the horror movie Play... View Article

Day 294: To her Door, Paul Kelly

Time to finish the first week of 2021 with another classic song from arguably the greatest Australian wordsmith Paul Kelly. A great story about a guy struggling with alcohol addiction who ends up splitting up with his wife while he... View Article

Day 222: Never tear us apart, INXS

Certainly another great band that produced some great music over the years yet as with so many great rock bands, one of its members is no longer with us. I remember the day that Michael Hutchence was found dead in... View Article

Day 199: On the turning away, Pink Floyd

So last week I posted a song from Pink Floyd’s album a momentary lapse of reason called learning to fly. This song is from the same album which was published after Roger Waters left the band. I was very fortunate... View Article