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Catching Up--SMM Cross-Posts

I’ve been spending too much time arguing with people on Facebook and deploring the Trump phenomenon to remember to cross-post my Star Maker Machine posts.  So, a little catching up is appropriate to end the work week: 67 more words

General

I've Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny by Mick Houghton

★★★★☆ (4/5) – I’ve Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny by Mick Houghton is an excellent, comprehensive biography of a musical legend. Sandy Denny’s life was full of beautiful music, substance abuse, and tragedy. 255 more words

Book Reviews

TWISTING THE KNIFE AWAY

“We never do anything with my friends, it’s always yours,” she said.

It was true. In fact I had not realised until this moment that Penny had friends. 1,350 more words

Particular Platters

I’m always making a conscious effort to be viable and accessible. – Richard Thompson http://ift.tt/29FBAbh

Richard Thompson

Poor Ditching Boy [demo]

Given the opportunity to try a little Richard Thompson for a forthcoming project, I celebrated the end of Wimbledon by trying this one out. I think it has potential. 28 more words

Songs

How Do We Break the Treadmill?

And now, a bit of political economy with Richard Thompson:

I think it’s safe to say that, despite the ethos of “do what you love” (nice work if you can get it) most people in this world don’t work for fun. 436 more words

Music