7-Up

5:00pm on Sunday. 12:45pm on Tuesday. These were the two most important times of the week. Every Sunday in the early '70s I was glued to Radio 1 between 5:00pm-7:00pm for that week's new chart .. the eager anticipation until about 6:50pm when the new number 2 record was played. Well, when you heard number … Continue reading 7-Up

7/10 ain’t bad

Well, that didn't take long, did it? After only six blogs writer's block kicks in. Actually, that wasn't quite the problem, it seemed there were too many fragments of ideas about what to write and then being completely unable to stick to one to a conclusion. After I'd read an article about the derisory income … Continue reading 7/10 ain’t bad

Sellotape, Bruce’s and a Psycho Killer

"We are vain and we are blindI hate people when they're not politePsycho killerQu'est-ce que c'est"Talking Heads Doo doo doo doo doo doo, Doo-doo-doo … That intro!  Tina Weymouth’s intro might be possibly the best intro ever, full stop.  In the last blog I spoke about the palm-sweating, pocket money-guzzling excitement of buying your first … Continue reading Sellotape, Bruce’s and a Psycho Killer