From the daily archives:

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Top of The Pops 2000s Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers’ Top 50 Chart

March 28, 2013

This is a little late, but with Ray North’s posting of #631 Gary Jules’ cover of Tears For Fears, Mad World, during our second covers’ week, we reached our 100th Song To Learn and Sing from the 00s.   It became the 4th decade to reach this milestone, after the 1980s (which reached the milestone in […]

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The Abu Qatada Conundrum

March 28, 2013

That sound of popping heard across the Home Counties yesterday was that of blood vessels bursting in anger at the latest set back for the government in seeking to deport Abu Qatada to Jordan.   The Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the Home Secretary’s appeal from the decision of the Special Immigration Appeals Commission […]

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The Album Collection – #2: 2012, Paul Buchanan, Mid Air

March 28, 2013

The Blue Nile, in my own little league table of brilliant things, ranks pretty damn near the top of my own pantheon. A Walk Across The Rooftops and Hats are two of the finest albums not just out of Scotland, but out of Planet Earth itself. If the masters of the universe suddenly decided to […]

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