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The Kidds - Drunk, Drunk, Drunk (1955)

Imperial Records are one of my all time favourite record labels and this is typical of the genius of their output.

Released in 1955 (I think!), The Kidds “Drunk, Drunk, Drunk” joins the pantheon of other booze themed records recorded around these times.  91 more words

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I love this year! 2014 has been unbelievably amazing – being 40 rocks, let me tell you. With 41 just around the corner in January, it just keeps getting better. 1,111 more words


Pet Shop Boys - Love Comes Quickly (1986)

This is a work of pop genius; the achingly understated, slightly more upbeat companion piece to the earlier, era defining, Say Hello, Wave Goodbye by Soft Cell (previously posted… 139 more words


Life is a revolving circle

I often wonder the ways in which life itself work out, it’s almost like it does a complete 360. I watched in the waiting room of an elderly lady presuming the middle aged man’s mother as he assisted her while she walked and seemed to be taking good care of her. 156 more words


CFP: Ideas in the global governance of knowledge (ECPR 2015)

Panel title: Ideas in the global governance of knowledge

Abstract: As the ECPR and the Europe of Knowledge section enter a new phase, this panel takes a reflective approach and invites contributions from around the world on the role of ideas in knowledge policy governance.  358 more words


Linval Thompson - Jah Jah Dreader Than Dread (Extended Mix) (1978)

Working my way through a pile of Trojan Records Box Sets over the last few days, I stumbled upon this stone cold classic. Effectively the original and dub versions spliced together. 97 more words


Medicine Head - His Guiding Hand (1969)

This song is simply mesmeric.

Strumming some chords on the guitar the other day, His Guiding Hand suddenly leapt from my memory and became a record I just needed to hear again immediately. 132 more words