Tag Archives: rock

100 Awesome Things – Part 18

I have a new (to me) computer for which I bought some speakers which came with a subwoofer. I did the obvious: hopped over to YouTube for some funk music to appreciate said subwoofer. It's not big but it does … Continue reading

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100 Awesome Things Challenge – Post 16

I was going to post about a Certain Irish Guitarist but decided to dodge the bullet again. I was going to post some Dean Martin or something. And then Lou Martin died. Almost every truly great musical legend worked with … Continue reading

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100 Awesome Things Challenge – Post 9

So far I've posted a variety of dead people's music… and a lil' bit of living people. There is one Dead Musician who is notable by his absence so far. Today that ends. I'm going to ask you all to … Continue reading

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Subscribing to the resurrection = overrated

In the days, weeks and years to follow, you'll hear a lot of stories about Amy Winehouse. Most everyone with a half-decent anecdote will inflict it upon the rest of us whether we want to hear it or not. This … Continue reading

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Forty Years…..

Forty years. I can’t really compute it, if I’m honest. I feel like I should be utterly bereft, but I’m not. I mean, Jim Morrison is dead. As of today, he’s been dead forty years. That’s a middle-aged person ago. … Continue reading

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Philip, after 25 years

It is twenty past eleven on the night of 4th January 2011. I am sitting in my cold living room, curled up in a duvet and I am watching a DVD called Thin Lizzy – Greatest Hits. At the O2 … Continue reading

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Rock Music: Enduring the Double Standard, Part 2423707d

I have a habit. An irritating habit. I like to share YouTube videos on Facebook on even the smallest pretext. This leads to me basically spamming my own FB profile with videos each time I stop there. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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