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Book – Just Kids, Patti Smith

Book – Just Kids, Patti Smith

More often than not, I make brief notes when I’m reading a book making the review a little easier. I didn’t in this case. I’m besotted from the minute I start reading it and just didn’t want to stop mid-sentence to write any words. It tells the story of Ms Smith’s growing up, or rather […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 21 – A Song That You Listen To When You’re Happy

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 21 – A Song That You Listen To When You’re Happy

Its day 21, about time for my favourite track, from my favourite band, from my favourite album. If I had to choose just one. In reality, almost all songs make me happy, that’s why I listen to music all day long but I have chosen this as its sad, so I enjoy it more when […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 20 – A Song That You Listen to When You’re Angry

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 20 – A Song That You Listen to When You’re Angry

I don’t get angry now but in my teenage years, I remember having this loud really helped. Anyway, it’s a way of getting one of my all time top10 fave tracks into this: Billy Idol – Rebell Yell Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 19 – A Song From Your Favourite Album

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 19 – A Song From Your Favourite Album

This is not one of my favourite artists but one of my favourite albums and the only way a Spicegirl will get mentioned here! I think the album is loaded with a variety of tunes and as with many first albums, it’s a real mix. Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 18 – A Song That You Wish You Heard on the Radio

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 18 – A Song That You Wish You Heard on the Radio

I haven’t managed to get Duran Duran in yet and we’re on Day 18! Still love this track from their first album and although they have been surprising us by popping in old album tracks recently, haven’t heard this one live yet. Album version Night version Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 17 – A Song That You Hear Often on The Radio

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 17 – A Song That You Hear Often on The Radio

This one is easy, any thing by Adele. Every hour, every day, every week for ever and ever. Except Kerrang, thank goodness for Kerrang Radio. Share the love…

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30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 16 – A Song That You Used to Love but Now Hate

30 Songs in 30 Days: Day 16 – A Song That You Used to Love but Now Hate

Hate is a strong word. When I start disliking songs it’s usually quite quickly after I hear them and most often because they are played far too much on the radio. I know this because I listen to the radio all day long. New Years Day – U2 It’s more that I loved U2 for […]

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30 Songs in 30 Days:Day 15 – A Song That Describes You

30 Songs in 30 Days:Day 15 – A Song That Describes You

This is the favourite of all my ‘theme’ songs. Share the love…

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Adventures in Birmingham: OxJam Oct 16th 10

Adventures in Birmingham: OxJam Oct 16th 10

OxJam: Takeover Today I finally participate in an OxJam event; the OxJam Takeover “40 bands, 6 venues, 1 great cause” Still relatively new to Birmingham and not knowing many fellow musos, the £4 advanced ticket enables me to sell the idea to some of my new friends. Surprised but delighted that all 5 of my […]

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