So, just been listening to the 1986 LP Blood & Chocolate by Elvis Costello…now even though Ive had this album for 33 years it has only just struck me that the first words of the first song are the album title (song is Uncomplicated but first lines are “Blood and Chocolate, i hope you’re satisfied what you have done”). The only other LP i can think of that does this is Help! by The Beatles. surely there must be more…….any ideas????
Remember years ago you used to hear a lot of “when he/she grows up they want to be a…” Well when I was a kid I really wanted to play for Manchester United but being fairly average at kicking a ball round the opportunity never arose (insert joke here). If not a footballer then I really wanted to be a Beatle but having no musical talent that again was never gonna work!! So I took the easy option and a career of pen pushing at the local Electricity Board beckoned. And thats where I stayed for over thirty years and I did alright to be honest and was able to retire at 50! After a wonderful 9 months doin very little (apart from travelling to Australia and Moscow and doin a few days work as an extra in the Ken Loach film Looking For Eric) I thought I better keep myself busy so signed up for an agency and ended up working at Lloyds doing data entry. Sounds boring but there was a rule that you could wear your headphones so I got to listen to so much music it was great. Then two years ago I was 58 and » Continue Reading.
This may be just another rumour but Ive a feeling news will be breaking soon……fingers crossed….
Just found out that the mighty Scarlet Mist ticket site is back on line. Great news for anyone wanting face value concert tickets. Site went offline 6 months ago but is now back…and i couldnt be happier!! End of Public Information Message…