This was written by Twyla Herbert and Lou Christie. The backing vocals were by The Delicates. Released in 1966, it reached No 16 in America and No 37 in the … Continue readingLou Christie: Rhapsody in the Rain
LAST week we left Yes basking in the success of their breakthrough third LP, The Yes Album, which went platinum in America. They were, however, far from content to rest on their laurels. … Continue readingJust Say Yes, part 2
Brilliant. Just brilliant.
Very much of its time (1983) but Annie Lennox was quite a singer. And the fact that she often popped out to the off-licence in scruffy threads, rather than the … Continue readingEurythmics: Here Comes The Rain Again
We live in Lancashire so I thought I would do a series of rain songs, since that is the only kind of weather we seem to get here and my … Continue readingThe Cascades: Rhythm of the Rain
TO my ear, the moment after the orchestral build-up when the solo viola and violin enter together, an octave apart, is one of the most thrilling in music. The work … Continue readingMozart: Sinfonia Concertante, K364
Answer, yes. Far too bloody much of it.
It’s time someone did a Ribble Valley version of this Newman classic – I KNOW it’s going to rain today.
And neither can I, Mr George. Will it ever stop pouring? The road outside our house is a river and it’s still rising.
Winsome warble from the 1975 LP The Rotters’ Club. Any song that has Michael Miles in the lyrics is good enough for me.