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Monday, September 15, 2014

#932: 2008, Felice Brothers, Frankie’s Gun

September 15, 2014

I’ve been meaning to post this song for a good long while now but for one reason and another haven’t got round to it. The Felice Brothers are an upstate New York folk rock band who channel Bob Dylan and the Band. There were three brothers Felice in the original line up, but Simone (and […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #52: 1971, 10 Rillington Place (Richard Fleischer)

September 15, 2014

John Christie: ‘It’s the moral question that concerns me, the taking of life – no matter how rudimentary’ Richard Attenborough, Dickie, the ultimate Labour luvvie. Famous, of course, for directing historical epics like Ghandi, Cry Freedom and A Bridge Too Far – films that are perfectly watchable, but somehow do not quite make it into […]

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Carpe Diem, Scotland

September 15, 2014

I have written and ranted about Scottish Independence to the point of boring myself. I have now said almost everything that needs to be said on this momentous issue. So, I have decided that this is the last article that I will write on the big vote on Thursday. I never wanted Scotland to leave […]

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#931: 1981, Au Pairs, Armagh

September 15, 2014

With the death of that old villain, Ian Paisley, I thought I should post a song about The Troubles he did so much to propagate. So, a bit of a rustle around the internet to find something appropriate… There were plenty to choose from. Oliver’s Army? Stiff Little Fingers? U2? I have to confess that […]

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