From the daily archives:

Saturday, November 26, 2011

#339: 1977, Ian Dury And The Blockheads, Sweet Gene Vincent

November 26, 2011

Ha! So the challenge is for songs about other artists – well, how about this beauty from the wonderful pen of the wonderful Ian Dury. I have to say that when George challenged me to carry on the ‘other artists’ theme, I was struggling – then at tea time, as I was feeding the little […]

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Mr East Goes To The Movies: Snowtown

November 26, 2011

Between 1992 and 1999 in South Australia John Bunting, his sidekick, Mark Wagner and a number of their associates killed 12 people.  In most instances the victims were first subjected to a horrific ordeal of torture involving pliers, clamps, strangulation, electrodes and genital mutilation.   Some  of the bodies were eventually discovered in barrels in […]

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