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Rock Chain # 8: Nicknames

This is something I used to do in a magazine I used to edit a couple of years ago. I took the idea from a column that used to appear on Scientific American magazine written by a British scientist called James Burke. 488 more words

You Spend Your Money And You're Deeper In

You said you’d never let it happen again
You spend your money and you’re deeper in
Your fair-weather friends call two by two
To let you know what’s wrong with you… 637 more words

Record Collecting

Consequentially speaking - the Fish interview

Remember Marillion’s 1980s heydays, with the band led by a compelling Caledonian performer and singer-songwriter going by the name of Fish?

While his old band remain a thriving concern – with 17 albums to the name – their former vocalist has since enjoyed a solo career spanning more than quarter of a century. 4,060 more words

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Do you remember?

This picture is  a typical of my mother not long after this song was released, particularly on a Saturday evening.

We had in the spring of 1985, as previously mentioned, moved house from Merryhill Crescent to Ethelstan Crescent. 247 more words

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Marillion's "Seasons End" turns 25

Back in February 2013 I attended Marillion’s two-night run here in Barcelona. It was a thing of beauty, we were treated to the best Marillion I’d heard yet: an incredibly energetic rendition of every single song played, no set breaks and absolute sonic bliss. 735 more words

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