Monthly Archives: January 2016
After writing up my ill-informed opinions on today’s top chart songs, I thought: why not listen to the top ten from twenty years ago? So I did. #1: One Sweet Day – Boys II Men & Mariah Carey As usual, I … Continue reading
This turned up in a random YouTube search: a clip of British variety artists of the 1950s. I was most impressed by the harmonica players with midget, and with the woman in the white dress who played the banjo at … Continue reading
I’m not really up on popular music these days. This is partly because I don’t like listening to the radio – too many commercials and annoying announcers. It’s partly because I can’t listen to streaming radio at work – not … Continue reading
Side of building on Laird Drive in Leaside.
Parking lot near Lillian Street. I wanted to try to get a better shot, but a car pulled up.
In 1973, David Bowie released an album titled Pin Ups, which was a collection of cover versions of some of his favourite British hits of the 1960s. For fun, I thought I’d look up all of the originals. Some of them … Continue reading