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This is the record that answers the question no-one was asking: if Barbara Dickson and Elaine Paige were lesbian twin sisters from Canada, what would they sound like? 280 more words

Pop Music

No one in your life is with you constantly, No one is completely on your side

Nothing is so good it lasts eternally
Perfect situations must go wrong
But this has never yet prevented me
Wanting far too much
For far too long

Christmas Music

“At this festive season of the year”, it is pretty much impossible to avoid being inundated with Christmas music.

For me, it’s all good …. I like the aesthetic. 229 more words


Spend the Night in Bangkok: "Chess" Reissued for 30th Anniversary

Tim Rice had been thinking about writing a musical about the Cold War for some time in the late 1970s.  Fascinated by the Soviet-U.S. chess rivalry of the time, the lyricist-librettist approached his longtime collaborator Andrew Lloyd Webber with the idea.  1,069 more words


BARBARA DICKSON - announces a short Northern Irish Tour


Sunday 16 Nov: Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Thurs 20 Nov: Millennium Forum, Derry / Londonderry

Fri 21 Nov: Market Place, Armagh

Sat 22 Nov: … 193 more words

Belfast City Centre

Perfect situations must go wrong

This may be the final song from a musical, I’m not exactly sure. This was a huge hit in 1985. Mahoosive.

Once again the lyrics of Tim Rice are outstanding , as with previous entries in this blog. 161 more words


Seven nights of Summer Pops

After the success of its inaugural year in 2013 Summer Pops Week is back at Buxton Opera House with seven nights of entertainment from some of the UK’s  favourite musicians. 323 more words