…cynical old atheist weeps like a baby.
I’m sure we can all agree that bad reviews are the most fun to read…
Shots fired in the chamber.
Cult45 has incited insurrection.
Anyone seen the delightful Mrs Breakfast lately? It’s her birthday today, so do join me in wishing her a lovely day with much vinly goodness.
The Torygraph wants to know what people think about our glorious government’s response to the pandemic.
Frankly I think it would be rude not to let them know…
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!
*chortling in my joy*
Please could our Alces alces correspondent explain the Afterword’s official position on this – Canada or Norway?
(And there was me trying not to think about Brexit 😉 )
(It’s not my birthday too.)
…and have a floordrobe full of t-shirts.
A friend’s random FB post – she’d heard a song of his on the radio, and was looking for more – reminded me how great Chris Stapleton is, and a search for suggestions led me to this, which has proved a cathartic blub-fest.
Can’t beat a good cry. What opens the flood gates for you lot?
Unpublished Conversations with George Martin, Geoff Emerick, and Ken Townsend…
As I shuffle towards the start of my seventh decade, it becomes ever more apparent to me that I’m often late to the party, if indeed I ever arrive. It may be that the more happening among the Massive are already familiar with Lowkey’s work, but until I heard on the radio news at lunchtime the linked interview – topical with today’s opening of the Grenfell Inquiry – I was totally unaware of his existence.
The interview included snippets from his memorial track, and intrigued I sought it out. The video will be the first comment. See whether you can listen to the list at the end without crying. I couldn’t.
What have other AWers come to discover only belatedly?
Neil Young and Crazy Horse, US Tour 1976.
Links to download tour-closing Atlanta snow included.
With grateful thanks to @el-hombre-malo 😀
I’ll just leave this here for any Crowded House loving Facebook users.
Apart from the YouTube link I got nuthin’ 🙁
The Pink Fluid, live in Amsterdam, 1972.
Great sound, great performances – if this is your thing, what’s not to like?
I’m watching her on the iPlayer, but here, for those abroad, is Bonnie with smokin’ band and wide vibrato in a session from 2013.
The link takes you to a Dangerous Minds page featuring monochrome 1982 concert footage of the Artist Formerly Known As The Artist Formerly Known As Prince.
I’m ten minutes into what lasts over an hour and I’ll be here for the long haul – the little maestro’s on fire.
Late 70s footage from German TV show Rockpop.
Not for the faint-hearted.
I think I might like this version even better than the one on her album, “I Am Shelby Lynne”.
(The rest of the set is linked below the video.)