Fitting pieces to the jigsaw’
Why did I want to review this book? Let me explain. 72/73 being a late-flowering trainee hippy in a Northern mill town, I was introduced to Dr Strangely Strange (DSS) by a chap I’d met well versed in the ways of music as he was three years older than me. We listened to their music, well the first album anyway as that’s was all we possessed. We recited various pieces from the songs and greeting each other with ‘There you go’ (even though we may have wondered where we were supposed to be going). Forward 36 years and a visit to the maze like Barbican, for the Witchseason season to see Fairport Convention, noticing a poster for the next day’s event I see that DSS will be playing in the foyer and playing with the Incredible String Band (sometime referred to as the Incredible Bing Strand). As I was staying in that London I thought I’d go and see the band I’d liked all those years ago. Stood in that foyer I travelled back over those years to the person I was then a smile on my face as I realised that quite » Continue Reading.