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The People's Music - Ian MacDonald

Writing about Marcello Carlin’s new blog the other day got me thinking about music writing in general. Here’s a piece about a book I read when I was fresh out of university, 15 years ago. 1,024 more words


Peggy Lipton

Peggy Lipton (born 1946): one eponymous LP released 1968, and five single 1968 – 1970, including Lu (Laura Nyro), without major chart success.


Laura Nyro, A Woman Of The World

June is ‘Pride Month‘, a time to celebrate LGBTQ history, raise awareness, and promote diversity and equality. As part of pride month, I’d like to take the time to celebrate the life of bisexual singer-songwriter, pianist, and women’s-rights activist,  689 more words


Inner Spaces: Musical Journeys of 1971

‘…Spirit of Ecstasy…’

It’s 1971 and Serge Gainsbourg is driving through the French countryside in his Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost daydreaming about the car’s hood ornament, the  1,171 more words


My Retro April 1967 Charts

7th april 1967

Holiday fill in top 20 only, rest to follow at the weekend for completeness.

1. ( 3) SOMETHIN’ STUPID Frank and Nancy Sinatra… 2,926 more words