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Music Monday: V is for Luther Vandross

Music Monday: V is for Luther Vandross

I’ve been through the alphabet twice now, this time ending with the sublime talent that was Luther Vandross. Inspiration to many, loved by all. So many to choose from: 1. Never Too Much – an all time classic 2. Give Me The Reason  3. Stop to Love 4. So Amazing 5. Dance with My Father […]

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This Burning Age – A Muzzle for the Masses (CD)

This Burning Age – A Muzzle for the Masses (CD)

So finally I get hold of this CD…… Having seen the band perform acoustically at Urban Coffee and then live at The Actress & Bishop hearing the CD is the last vital piece. Just like at the proper live gig I recognised a few tracks from the acoustic set, I recognise a lot of these […]

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Live Music Friday – This Burning Age

Live Music Friday – This Burning Age

Yes I know, I said I wouldn’t write about local bands on here again. Last time, despite me saying I’d enjoyed the gig, that I went out of my way to leave my beloved B5 enclosure to get to Moseley upon a recommendation and that my only point was that I wished they’d done some […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 28 – A Song That Makes You Feel Guilty

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 28 – A Song That Makes You Feel Guilty

No question, this one is Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison It always reminds me of breaking up with my ex-husband. Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 27 – A Song That You Wish You Could Play

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 27 – A Song That You Wish You Could Play

Can I have all ove them? Every song that’s ever been heard? Ok, today’s choice is Bruce Springsteen’s Hungry Heart. I can imagine a good sing-along around the piano to that one Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 26 – A Song That You Can Play on an Instrument

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 26 – A Song That You Can Play on an Instrument

Silent Night This one is pushing it, I learnt to play it when very young on the piano. I can probably play it now with one finger Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 25 – A Song That Makes You Laugh

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 25 – A Song That Makes You Laugh

The Osmonds – Crazy Horses Only because it reminds me of a company do with a 1970s theme, which I obviously organised. I have a clear vision of me and others – much older than myself- head banging to it. Yes we thought we were hilarious. Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 24 – A Song That You Want Played at Your Funeral

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 24 – A Song That You Want Played at Your Funeral

I want lots of happy songs at my funeral. I want it to be a celebration of my lovely life and for people to remember the fun times. I’ve had a great life (so far!) and I celebrate that fact every day, I’d love the funeral to represent that. So obvioulsy there’ll be Abba’s Dancing […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 23 – A Song That You Want Played at Your Wedding (Or Had Played At Your Wedding)

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 23 – A Song That You Want Played at Your Wedding (Or Had Played At Your Wedding)

Day 23 and we reach my all time favourite artist. Like Madonna, I could have put a Bryan Adams track on here almost every day. I had all sorts of random tracks sneakily added to my wedding, which I themed Goodfellars so technically it would have been sixties music, not my favourite era. I booked […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days:Day 22 – A Song That You Listen to When You’re Sad

30 Songs in 30 Days:Day 22 – A Song That You Listen to When You’re Sad

It takes 22 days to reach Lady Madonna? Just like when I’m angry, the first thing I think of is not to put on any particular track, but this will sure help me get back on track. Share the love…

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