Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Rock Island Line. This is originally a folk-blues song that was later converted to a British folk-pop song. 2.896 woorden meer
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Ok to back to something approaching normality.
I spent the weekend up visiting my folks to mark my Dad’s birthday on Saturday. As I’ve mentioned on these pages before, although I probably – no, undoubtedly – would never have admitted it at the time, his record collection has proved to be a massive influence on my own musical tastes over the years. 466 woorden meer
Jazz trombone player and bandleader Chris Barber has been performing for well over 50 years. His Jazz band included notables such as Ottillie Paterson, Skiffle legend Lonnie Donegan (Chris played double bass on Lonnie’s smash hit ‘Rock Island Line’), and Alexis Korner of Blues Incorporated and co-founder of the first electric Blues club in the UK, the Ealing Club, which continues to this day. 231 woorden meer
When you get to know and like an author or performer, there’s a concern when you get a chance to review their latest work that you won’t be able to give an honest appraisal. 2.269 woorden meer
Hello! Annie here with a bit of news and a bit of fun.
Bern and I are in the midst of recording our upcoming single. It’s a knees-up, with whistling, sixties-style “bup-ba-da-dah” sections, two key changes, Bern singing and me impersonating a trumpet (or perhaps a chicken). 144 woorden meer