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This is Pop….The Tours

A Rock map of Great Britain would feature the south east heavily, concentrating on London and the home counties. The northwest would also show a lot of activity, the jewel in the crown being the Beatles of course although by … Continue reading

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It was 40 years ago today–Jilted John

The accepted norm of rock music is that English is the best language to sing in. It depends on the song of course, if the aim is emotive tear-jerking then Spanish, of even Portuguese might be a good choice. It’s … Continue reading

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Bridget St John-a song for Easter

As the years go by Easter seems an increasingly big deal on the calendar. As Christmas, by comparison seems less and less of a big deal Easter begins to tick all the right boxes. If you are a Christian this … Continue reading

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Pirates !

Throughout the 1970’s radio featured large in the lives of myself and just about every teenager in Britain. Our live centred around starting the day with Tony Blackburn through Jimmy Young and Johnnie Walker ending around midnight with ‘Sounds of … Continue reading

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