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Episode 30: “Bo Diddley” by “Bo Diddley

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ijmxd-af7d92 Welcome to episode thirty of A History of Rock Music in Five Hundred Songs. This is the last of our three-part look at Chess Records, and focuses on “Bo Diddley” by Bo Diddley. Click the full post to read … Continue reading

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Strange Fruit

The singer Rebecca Ferguson has been reported as having accepted the offer to play at Trump’s inauguration, under one condition: I’ve been asked and this is my answer. If you allow me to sing “strange fruit” a song that has … Continue reading

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A #backtothefutureday Annoyance

As today is, as everyone who has access to the Internet is aware, the date on which Marty McFly arrives in the future from 1985 in Back to the Future II, I was reminded of my one real problem with … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 23/09/09

Posting will probably be light for the next few days, as it’s a busy time at work. To tide you over, here are some links. Al Ewing is reviewing Beatles: Rock Band one song at a time. The interesting thing … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 24/06/09

I’ve been offline for a while, as you may have noticed, but having caught up with a tiny percentage of my regular blogs, here’s what’s caught my eye. Powerpop Criminals has uploaded two superb compilations of late-90s powerpop to Rapidshare, … Continue reading

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Angry Linkblogging for 08/06/09

Because I’m still too furious about the Bastard Nazi Party and racist UKIP getting seats, I can’t possibly write about something as pure and good as Seaguy. Not while the acid indigestion is so bad that I can’t even think. … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 17/01/09

I’m still far busier than I expected this week, so I’m still behind on my email correspondence – apologies to those who’ve emailed me recently. Anyway, in lieu of a longer post, here’s some links: Debi writes about Thomas Hariot … Continue reading

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