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Whatever Happened To? The Piranhas

The Piranhas were a Brighton based ska/punk band who had a major UK hit with a cover of Jack Lerole’s “Tom Hark” in 1980. They also reached the top 20 with a cover of Lou Busch’s “Zambezi” two years later. 153 more words


Afraid of Sunlight - Marillion

The second album with Steve Hogarth on vocals and songwriting. Everything came together beautifully for this album and we didn’t even anticipate the astonishing ‘Brave’ album that was to follow. 16 more words


Interlude. (a respite and a declaration)

This isn’t part of the ongoing saga, but it’s relevant. I suppose. A purging? A confession?

The diary has been interrupted by personal drama I’ll write about at a later time. 306 more words



So why do I have a new blog name? As a huge fan of Al Stewart (my favorite singer/songwriter) and an admirer of the fiction of Kurt Vonnegut, I wanted to go with… 382 more words

Under Wraps

New Vinyl Still in the Shrink-Wrap

Having time off from the day job always results in spending the hard-earned cash on wax. Here’s the as yet unopened haul from this leave period. 12 more words


drunk bees on superstition, 13th February 2015

…. or should that be Friday the 13th…….as it is, it is indeed……. quick! quick! run for the hills! don’t get out of bed! don’t whatever you do step on those cracks!………….. 296 more words


Pocket Apocalypse - Under Our Sky - Album Review

I confess that I may be a bit of a dinosaur, I am certainly getting long in the tooth but I like to think I know a good tune when I hear it.   607 more words

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