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Day 3: A song that makes you laugh

This was a bit of a tricky one for me. I couldn’t think of a song that made me laugh off the top of my head. 188 woorden meer

Crazed Ramblings

His Old Man's Old Man Was a Dustman: Peter Donegan

Peter Donegan and the Lonnie Donegan Band

at The Eel Pie Club, The Cabbage Patch, Twickenham, 

 9th February 2017

A review by Cliff Tapstand

Anthony James (Lonnie) Donegan MBE, forever remembered as “The King of Skiffle” died in November 2002, but his legacy lives on through his son, Peter, who like his father before him is a multi-talented musician and songwriter. 450 woorden meer


A right load of old garbage.

Back in the day, here in the UK and I’m guessing quite probably in a quite a few other parts of the world, households had a simple metal dustbin. 980 woorden meer

Having A Rant

Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Shining a Light, Keeping Track …

It wasn’t a bad night . Billy Bragg and Joe Henry at the Union Chapel in north London, the second night of the UK leg of their… 658 woorden meer


Skiffle - The Roots of British Rock 'n Roll

To give you some idea of what type of music skiffle was, here is a list of typical instrumentation:


At the End of the Day

Sometimes, a blogger’s task is a varietal one. Tonight I shall be mainly taking the piss out of politically correct strangulation of English, global economic growth bollocks, the Labour leadership election (take 2) and the continuing saga of how Theresa Mayormaynot honour the referendum result by doing what we asked the Silly Old Bag to do nearly two months ago: get us TF out of the European Union. 538 woorden meer

1001 Songs - 1956: Part Two

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Okay it’s weird to have had to split the year up, but this was a proper biggun. 904 woorden meer

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