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Vinyl roundup; Record Store Day and UK's first vinyl charts launched

Our vinyl collecting has slowed down lately although we are still scouring the charity shops. Over the past year it seems that more second hand shops are stocking donated records but the prices still vary greatly. 336 more words

Charity Shops

A Brain, An Athlete, A Basket Case, A Princess And A Criminal

Brian Johnson: Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. 400 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Here’s a song that actually was a gigantic hit – just not for the people who deserved it. You may recall that in 1995 Annie Lennox… 380 more words

Pop Music

Will you call my name :: SOTD

“Will you recognise me?
Call my name or walk on by,
rain keeps falling,
rain keeps falling,
down, down, down, down.”

(#ThrowbackThursday – old writing of mine) 580 more words


Simple Minds at City Hall, Newcastle on 6th April 2015

What could be better than finally going to see one of my favourite bands again from back in the eighties, after a beautiful sunny Bank Holiday Monday! 814 more words

Sound & Silence

Songs To Laugh To.

Day 3: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? Tenacious D – Tribute It’s my 13th birthday party, the house is full of mine and my brothers friends. 741 more words


Themes for Great Cities 2 - Glasgow

The former second city of the British Empire was the primary location for Jonathan Glazer’s 2014 film Under The Skin, in which Scarlett Johansson portrays an alien visitor preying upon Glaswegian laddies and through whose eyes the city and it’s denizens- in particular the Glasgow accent and slang – seem as otherwordly as any distant planet twirling away in the cosmos. 142 more words