Monthly Archives: January 2017

Believe it or not, there was a time when folk rock, just like Dylan going electric, was a bit daring. There are several shades to the debate, the argument of the ultra-purists is something along the lines that any accompaniment … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Mr Fox

Over the last few days via the miracle of Spotify I have been indulging in a bit of a beach boys binge while reading the biography of Carl Wilson. I still find it a humbling event, being able to listen … Continue reading

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Watneys

Anyone not raised in Britain in the 70’s is probably not aware of the horror of watneys beer. Here is the item taken to teenage parties, the more affluent would bring the larger party seven Usually we also had to … Continue reading

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1977

And so, in a predictable fashion 1976 became 1977. This was to be something of a watershed year for me. In 1976 I was going to school and eating my mum’s fruitcake while watching Pussycat perform Mississippi on Top of … Continue reading

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