Month: April 2015

Record Store Day

Yesterday was Record Store Day here in the UK, and I did pop into town to Head, and I did buy 4 albums. None of which were special record store day releases as there was only one I wanted and I had no chance of getting it without queuing from 7am, and I didn’t want…

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What’s in the bag? (28)

There’s always been something I liked about Simon & Garfunkel, though I’ve never bothered to take the time to analyse quite what it is. A job lot of their albums were up for sale and I bought them, 10 albums, for £21. So, doing the complicated math, they were £2.10 each, which I though was…

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What’s in the bag? (27)

Explosions in the Sky is an American post-rock band from Texas, although they prefer to remove the word post. They were originally named Breaker Morant (Presumably after the Film staring Edward Woodward, but possibly after the actual person), they changed their name in 1999. “The Earth Is Not A Cold Dead Place” was their third…

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What’s in the bag? (26)

Let me state this from the outset, this is one of the greatest pop albums ever produced, possibly, until proven otherwise, THE best pop album ever produced.  That’s right, I used an upper case THE. The late 70’s were an amazing time in music for me. What has now become known as ‘Classic Rock’ was…

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