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The Only Ones - The Only Ones (1978)

Ever heard the tune, Another Girl, Another Planet?

I had always assumed it was a Libertines track, a good track at that.

I recently learned that it was actually a cover, originally written and performed by The Only Ones. 214 more words

1970s

Another Girl Another Planet

Disclaimer: Please don’t judge me. Running and writing are the two things that I use as therapy to try and stop my mind frying. I needed to write this one for me and you don’t have to read it. 587 more words

“A Juxtaposition” (January 9, 2018, Columbia, Missouri)

Sometimes the words, no matter how irritating they are, just don’t matter. This band, and its sometimes too randomly glib front man, went a long way toward proving that, forcing me into a love-hate relationship with them that felt… 165 more words

Listening Diary

The ONLY ONES - " Live at the Paradiso Club " 3rd November 1979

This show was recorded at the Paradiso, the famous Amsterdam concert hall, and captured on the 3rd of November 1979, some months before their last LP  153 more words

MUSIC

The ONLY ONES - " The Peel Sessions "

The Only Ones formed in 1976 at the dawn of the punk era although while incorporating elements of that style they also brought studied musicianship with guitarist… 523 more words

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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

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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