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Quote to ponder....

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.”

-Joni Mitchell


Listening to: Judee Sill

You cannot possibly seperate the life-story of Judee Sill, its armed robberies, and drugs, from her hauntingly beautiful, fragile music. Its a story that almost doesn’t make sense – she could have been one of the biggest singer/songwriters of the 1970s, as big as Joni Mitchell or any other of her contemporaries. 1,183 more words


For Tania

The bright, white, yet small light was flickering. I didn’t want to read anymore, so I turned it off and put down the photocopied pages of some musicology book I had to read. 948 more words


Clean Break

Prefatory note: I’ve just been through a breakup. No fault is assigned. I posted about the breakup on Facebook, and dozens of friends offered support and kind words. 421 more words


Loose Canon by Ian Shircore is essentially a poor man’s version of Revolution in the Head by Ian Macdonald for the songs of Pete Atkin and Clive James. 1,905 more words

Al Stewart

The Further Adventures of Bijou the Cat

Dear Reader

I apologise for the long absence.  I have been flying back and forth from Paris to New Jersey in order to be of support to my Uncle Stan and my cousin, Joan.   1,294 more words


The Nostalgic Era of Vinyl Records

If you want to own your own music during the seventies, you either had to turn on the radio, TV set or play vinyl records.  At that time, the small 45 rpm records were fading away and were being replaced by the larger 33 rpm vinyl records known as… 588 more words