From the daily archives:

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Album Collection #21: 1975, Bob Dylan, Blood On The Tracks

November 18, 2013

I’m not even a massive Bob Dylan fan. I have appreciation for him rather than devotion, if I had to choose it would be Neil Young every day of the week for me, indeed, if others were predicting what I might choose for my greatest album of all time, then they would probably and understandably […]

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#801: 1977, Swell Maps, Read About Seymour

November 18, 2013

So there I was perusing Jackie South’s post on Allthatsleft’s  800th Song To Learn and Sing  with its reference to the band who would become Blur’s first gig at the East Anglian Railway Museum in 1989, when this piece of minor punk genius came to mind.  It was after all what I had just done.  The […]

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Top of The Pops Special: Songs To Learn and Sing Readers Top 50

November 18, 2013

Friday was our three year anniversary – which means it is time for our sixth 6 monthly top 50 Songs to Learn and Sing Readers’ chart.  Which are the Top 50 most popular songs we have posted amongst you, our readers.  There were 798 songs posted by Friday, which is a further 107 since the […]

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#800: 1997, Blur, Song 2

November 18, 2013

Three years of All That’s Left, 800 songs. Time for a biggie. Woo-hoo! My last song choice was inspired by a wedding last week, and so is this, but because of the venue where the reception was held rather than a song that was played. You see, it took place in the East Anglian Railway […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #31: 1976, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes)

November 18, 2013

Flo: ‘That jerk Karl Marx said opium is the religion of the people.  I got news for him.  It’s money’. There are some films that you just know are going to be great from their title.   How could Bring Me The Head of Alfredo Garcia or The Good, The Bad and The Ugly or The […]

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