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Insane Times-21 British Psychedelic Artyfacts From The EMI Vaults.

With 2017 the tenth anniversary of Record Store Day, it was no surprise that there were a record number of releases available. 1,395 more words


Music for the Hard of Meaning - day one #Songchallenge

I avoid awards and dodge tag-a-longs but there’s this one, about music that means something, where the lyrics have some resonance so, oh what the heck, of course there are songs where that’s true. 314 more words


813. we are normal

The Bonzo Dog Band (aka the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band) were never normal. They started out terrorizing jazz and Music Hall stylings, but as the 1960s hit their psychedelic peak, they were crossing over into rock and pop as well, showing up in the midst of the Beatles TV special… 46 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Poetics and the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

I have had a poetic weekend. I was a poet at the Poetry Café’s Fourth Friday in Covent Garden. That was great fun. Poets gave us love, rye humour, politics and a nice tale of a gasman. 89 more words


A home suitable for here, or outer space.

Back in the early 1970’s, someone in Finland decided that the current design we were using to live in, had got a bit dull, and needed shaking up. 327 more words

Silver Bodysuit

Magical Mystery Tour - why the Beatles' first failure is an enduring success

Critics don’t always get things right, even when they broadly agree with each other. The history of the arts in the twentieth century is littered with works which were panned, dismissed or subject to lukewarm contemporary reviews which have gone on to be hailed as masterpieces. 4,225 more words