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Bubblegum Music

I first discovered pop at a high point of bubblegum musicKazenetz and Katz were cranking out hit after hit with their stable of artists on Buddah Records. 307 woorden meer

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Too Much Time.......

The things that go on in my head. It’s great not to be thinking about work, the cretins that seem to be in senior managerial positions, the lazy colleagues, but instead I seem to be considering the most ridiculous things. 236 woorden meer


Another Horton

So with a total lack of imagination, today’s song comes from Johnny Horton. Who did not have a son called Shaun. Johnny Horton, who died in a car crash aged 35, was a country and rockabilly singer, whose songs featured some fine twangy guitar. 107 woorden meer


It should be illegal (2)

Today’s post has been inspired by Thom’s fantastic essay at The Immortal Jukebox about bluesman Jesse Fuller.  One of the songs featured was John Henry. And oand it was also recorded by today’s… 458 woorden meer


Chris Barber - The Ice Cream Man's in Town

“I scream, you scream,
everybody wants ice cream!”

They were the words I got back when the name Chris Barber was mentioned to friends and colleagues.  5.144 woorden meer


0630 Michael Row The Boat Ashore – Lonnie Donegan and His Group (1961)

This spiritual dates to the 1860s. It was recorded by Pete Seeger in 1956. Harry Belafonte, The Lennon Sisters, Bobby Darin and Trini Lopez have all recorded versions of the song. 43 woorden meer


Song Of The Week: "Rock Island Line" by Lonnie Donegan

Happy 2015, my musical geek squad. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Rock Era (a.k.a. music as we know it, since it effectively replaced the Big Band and Swing Era and has yet to morph into something else). 478 woorden meer

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