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Community choirs singing well loved and well known songs sometimes alongside real artists. We've all heard 'Hallelluiah' by Leonard Cohen, so check out the version by Choir, choir, choir on you tube. You'll be glad you did. Regards to all. Steve
I've just caught up with your backlog of posts, The Bees Knees. Love Vehicle by Ides of March. Also Bohemian Like You by The Dandy Warhols.
Here's my favourite Dandy Warhol song https://youtu.be/hFyA7Zekvi8 The Dandy Warhols- Sleep
I don't mind people stockpiling toilet roll if they think it will stop them getting the flu BUT I wish supermarkets would play better music while we do it.
Most of my local supermarkets have an uninspired selection or just play local radio.
Any supermarket which plays the Beatles album Revolver from start to finish will have my custom.
Hello everyone thought of my music tastes. How about we do some themes and topics on music titles.
I used to create tapes the old c60 or 120 mixed and all on a theme.
Or a topic. Did one on Love all Soul songs. In the title. Just for fun helps the mental memory and good to share care.
Start with Summer all the songs with Summer in the title. As we are in Summer .
Here are my favourite ones in my Collection.
Summertime Blues - Eddie Cochran
Summer Love - Andy Williams
It's Summer - Billy Fury Orchestra instrumental two songs.
Summer Place - Percy Faith and Orchestra
Summer set - Acker Bilk.
Summer In The City -Lovin'Spoonful Anyone got any more .
I so wish I had discovered this wonderful singer a lot earlier than I did. She performed with Fairport Convention and was the only guest to appear with Led Zeppelin in 1971.
A troubled soul, she lost her life way too early to a brain haemorrhage. I am of course talking about the late great Sandy Denny.
Her voice is sublime and phrasing superb. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSABfJWqh38 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFnQaFVHdsE&list=RDRSABfJWqh38&index=7 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPq5ijmY6wQ&list=RDRSABfJWqh38&index=5
I remember seeing the blind reed player Roland Kirk at Ronnie Scott's once.
He was playing a solo with his back to the band, when Percy Heath turned up out of nowhere and changed places with Roland's bass player. To me it looked like a seamless changeover.
At the end, Roland, who can't have seen what happened, stepped up to the mike and said, "Yeah, I've always wanted to play with Percy Heath." The crowd, as the saying goes, went wild.