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FlinterFile: The Honeycombs- Have I The Right?

In 1964, the Honeycombs scored a big hit with their debut. The song was produced by the famous Joe Meek, and written by Ken Howard and Alan Blaikley. 75 more words

Song Of The Day

Terraforming is an erasure

This is a segment of a longer film that forms part of weird nails, a performance work that takes as points of departure the inherent utopian qualities of queerness posited by José Esteban Muñoz, Ursula K Le Guin’s science fiction novel… 227 more words

Joe Meek in Yellowstone

Joe Meek was just nineteen years of age when he learned beaver trapping on the streams and rivers of Jackson’s Hole during his first summer in the west in 1829. 345 more words

History Of National Parks

N7 The Hollow Way

N7 is Holloway. A bit of  strange name and one that turns out to mean exactly what it implies. It was a road in a hollow (well that’s what Brewer’s “Dictionary of London Phrase and Fable” says on page 239) 2,676 more words

N Post Codes

Take Three Songs ... or early 60s instrumentals

Well, not actually three songs in this case but rather a trio of instrumentals which made it to the peak or near peak of the UK hit parade in that curious lull between 50s rock ‘n’ roll and the Merseybeat invasion, a window during which instrumentals flourished in the charts. 1,085 more words

Solo Artists

Bringing it all back home and sticking it in a drawer and forgetting about it

Damn near two years since I last sat down to write a blogpost. I’ve missed it. It’s not due to a lack of material, there’s been a steady and relentless increase in the amount of vinyl entering the family home in that period thanks to my wonderful wife’s expeditions to charity shops and vintage fairs around NE Scotland, as well as my own occasional forays into the charity shops of this region. 555 more words

Aberdeen

NEW BOOK DEAL!!

Photo courtesy of Clackamas County Historical Society, All Rights Reserved

Woo-hoo!! Another book!

I’m thrilled to announce I sold my second book, this one a historical novel of early Oregon. 298 more words

Oregon History