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Francoise Hardy dans le Londre pub

I wrote a piece for the August issue of Eurostar’s Metropolitan magazine about the appeal of Françoise Hardy.

Hardy was pretty much the only one of France’s 60s pop singers to have any sort of impact in the UK, scoring a couple of hits – even one in French – and some camera time with Mick Jagger.  284 more words


Fifty Years Ago

Fifty years ago would be 1966. What happened that year? Lots of things in fact.

Well, Paint it Black, the iconic song by The Rolling Stones was released. 153 more words

Daily Prompt

JACK's Inside Track: Stones in Cuba

Been to Cuba yet, since ya can? Mick and Keith have…and you can see what transpired next month on Havana Moon! Lissen and learn, kids… 9 more words


Bonus Book Review: "Unsinkable: A Memoir" by Debbie Reynolds

I’m going to create a new headline for books that I’ve read that aren’t Beatles related. If you see “Bonus Book Review” in the headline, you will know that book doesn’t mention the Beatles, making it easier to just pass-by the review if you’re not interested. 301 more words

Book Review

Eighties Haties

Crash Course for the Ravers
Album: Tonight, 1984, and Absolute Beginners, 1986
Prior Level of Acquaintance: Minimal (with Tonight)
Three-Word Review: Pleasant, superfluous, haunting

It’s 1984, and it’s generally agreed that David Bowie’s mojo has taken a powder. 372 more words


Alexis Korner - How Long Blues

Alexis Korner (19 April 1928 – 1 January 1984) was a British blues musician and radio broadcaster, who has sometimes been referred to as “a founding father of British blues”.

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