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Dessert Island Discs

Like most music fans I fantasise about what 8 records I would choose if the BBC invited me onto R4 Desert Island Discs 

Realistically that is never going to happen. 650 more words


The A Word

I was genuinely pleased to see the return for a second series this week of BBC drama The A Word.

I really enjoyed the first series which I had watched for one simple reason: Christopher Eccleston. 740 more words

The Wedding Present

#803: 'Another Girl, Another Planet' - The Only Ones

Back in England in 1976, punk rock was starting to emerge and countless bands were beginning to form based on the influence of the time. One of those bands was The Only Ones. 380 more words

1000 Songs

Record Collector Magazine - September

For the first time ever I have had two live reviews published in the same (September 2017) edition – Tom Petty  @ Hyde Park and Bash & Pop @ Islington. Here they are:


Show #53 - July 1977 part 4

An embarrassment of riches this week! Debut singles & EPs by The Drones, Johnny Moped, The Lurkers, The Only Ones, Squeeze & the first Peel Sessions from The Boomtown Rats & Elvis Costello & more!


Peel Sessions

Today's Yesterday Track - THE ONLY ONES...

Golden oldies to soundtrack the summer of 2017…

Artist: THE ONLY ONES with charismatic frontman Peter Perrett
Track: ANOTHER GIRL ANOTHER PLANET ( single – 1978) 36 more words

Today's Yesterday Track

Twilight Born

twilight born

on the bare tree’s silhouette

go three ravens


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1220 Twilight, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 20 more words