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Park Point

I’m going to really enjoy this one because of two things. Firstly, it involves an annotated map and it isn’t every day you get to annotate a map. 1,095 more words

Waiheke

Rebel yell: how the Irish dominated British rock music

From The Beatles to The Pogues, Oasis and The Smiths, musicians of Irish descent played a key role in UK scene, writes Johnny Rogan.

British pop music has been celebrated around the world for decades and rightly so.  135 more words

Dexys : Let The Record Show, LP released July 2016

‘Let The Record Show: Dexys Do Irish And Country Soul’ is the full title of this new CD, the follow-up to their 2012 magnum opus ‘One Day I’m Going To Soar’. 282 more words

Review

1034. tell me when my light turns green

Dexys Midnight Runners are generally thought of as a band that had one big deal single (featuring a lot of fiddle) in 1982, then pretty much faded away. 80 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

You're my dexy's my high

Off the back of Two Tone I purchased this single back in 79 from this outfit from Birmingham.  Their’s was a soul sound, with no hint of reference to ska or reggae.   925 more words