From her 2001 debut album When We Were Small. And very nice too.
Probably the greatest rock track ever, (in my humble opinion) in a live 1970 performance. Never fails to raise the goosebumps.
This was Cliff’s second No 1, the follow-up to Livin’ Doll. It was the first record after the Shadows changed their name from the Drifters to avoid confusion with the US … Continue readingCliff Richard and the Shadows: Travellin’ Light
Playing this song on TV kicked off the Duchess of Coolsville’s career back in the late 1970s. Picture could be better but the sound is just fine.
Another that is a bit after the peak of pop but it’s good. It was written by group members Don Felder, Don Henley and Glenn Frey. It was recorded in … Continue readingThe Eagles: Hotel California
Blimey, that’s a fair old ponytail on the geezer. Live version from 2012 of the song which gave the phrase ‘brain salad surgery’ to the world and ELP.
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I can’t see why everyone is laughing at this tragic song.
A live version from 2010 of the track which originally appeared on the Muy Divertido album ten years earlier. Always good to see a band enjoying themselves on stage.
I AM the proud possessor of a book called Historic Steam Boiler Explosions by Alan McEwen. It is a fascinating account of the death and destruction wreaked for decades of early industrialisation by … Continue readingHorror at Greendale Mill