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song of the day - “Rat In Mi Kitchen” | UB40 | 1986.

Birmingham, England’s Reggae / Pop sensation UB40 was formed in 1978 and is best known for their hugely popular cover songs like Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe” (with The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde), Al Green’s “Here I Am (Come And Take Me),” The Temptations’ “The Way You Do The Things You Do” and the worldwide No. 409 more words

Stuck In The 80s

Weekly Vinyl – Neil Diamond

Hot August Night
Neil Diamond

No joke, I put this album on, 1st record, 1st side, and I thought it was a classical album that somehow got mixed up. 223 more words

Weekly Vinyl

Today In Music History: 08/09/16

As of the writing of this post we have 19 medals in the Rio Olympics. More to come tonight.

It was 1969, in the dead of summer, when Sly & the Family Stone released the single “Hot Fun in The Summertime.” It got to #2 on the Billboard Hot 100. 171 more words


A Day In The Sun At The Splendour Festival 2016

23 July 2016 at Wollaton Park, Nottingham

So.  I joined a sold out crowd last weekend and sat outside in the beautiful sunshine to experience the Splendour Festival here in Nottingham.   1,200 more words


Have child, will travel

I’m a mum now. It’s never so obvious as when I pack my hand luggage for our trip to Bali. Oh, and when the obstetrician put a purple splay of limbs on my chest after 14 hours of labour and said, here’s something that will prevent you from sleeping, ever, ever again. 2,277 more words

Northern Territory

"Can't Help Falling In Love"

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Can’t Help Falling In Love”

The seventy-first No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Can’t Help Falling In Love” — titled “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You” outside the U.S. 556 more words


The Chain #12

Evening all.

Apologies that your weekly dose of Chain-ness is a little tardy this week; I got a little too preoccupied with the sport (watching, not playing, obviously) on Sunday to find time to write this up for the usual time. 988 more words

The Chain