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Happy Birthday Bryan Ferry!

Today we celebrate the 71st birthday of one of rocks most stylish and sophisticated chameleons, Bryan Ferry.

The founder and front man of the innovative 70’s band Roxy Music Ferry has always had a parallel eclectic solo career. 93 more words


September 26 in history

46 BC  Julius Caesar dedicated a temple to his mythical ancestor Venus Genetrix in accordance with a vow he made at the battle of Pharsalus. 524 more words


September Song

August has been vanquished, mercifully.

I could feel it yesterday as though just getting rid of that word August from the dateline lifted a huge weight off my shoulders.   259 more words

Favorite Things

Some Roxy Music for the weekend

This week it’s the very smooth Roxy Music fronted by the very stylish Bryan Ferry with that very distinctive voice.
These two tracks are from their last studio album “Avalon” released in 1982 and reached number 1 in the UK going Platinum… 18 more words


David Enthoven: the last goodbye

On my way to David Enthoven’s funeral this morning, I walked from Sloane Square down the King’s Road and paused at No 63A, where it all began. 371 more words

Rock Music

Alexis Korner - How Long Blues

Alexis Korner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984) was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as “a founding father of British blues”.

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The Price Of Love... and the men in white suits

The Kid Slender debut album, provisionally titled “…fulfills his manifest destiny” (Thanks Dad, great toilet euphemism),  is in need of an upbeat number. So join me now as I indulge one of my teenage air guitar fantasies by mercilessly flogging my two favourite major chords, A&E, in pursuit of the Everly Brothers paean to doomed romance and self loathing “The Price Of Love”. 1,657 more words