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Posted on 1 Jun 2013 13:48:20 BDT
Lez Lee says:
Think I'll unplug the telly in case I see any of them by accident. ;-)

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 13:49:41 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Siiiiigh!

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 14:32:07 BDT
Derek W. says:
Same goes for me to Lez

Posted on 1 Jun 2013 14:43:00 BDT
Lez Lee says:
;-)

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 20:52:51 BDT
Johnny Bee says:
Splendid - many thanks for that BN.

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 21:41:33 BDT
Last edited by the author on 1 Jun 2013 21:41:56 BDT
Brass Neck says:
A friendly voice in a soulless curmudgeondom!

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 23:09:52 BDT
Barry Lees says:
Re. Elton John's "classic album" - Rick Wakeman played keyboards on this!

In reply to an earlier post on 1 Jun 2013 23:18:58 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Wow. My post from over 2 years ago.

Posted on 9 Jun 2013 17:04:20 BDT
Mondo Ray says:
Good things come to those who wait... :-D

Or not....

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Jun 2013 17:07:26 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Second part of Story Of The Eagles on tonight on Beeb 2 at 10.30 with them in concert from 73 at 11.30. First part went out last night so should be available on catch-up/iPlayer

Posted on 9 Jun 2013 17:49:58 BDT
Mondo Ray says:
First part last night was superb, so I'll be saving tonight's too.

Posted on 11 Jun 2013 20:51:47 BDT
Brass Neck says:
More soul on Beeb 4 this Friday, the jewel in the crown of which is at 10pm - Charles Bradley: Soul Of America, an ageing former James Brown tribute act who was signed to Dap-Tone to produce two albums (so far) of classic gut-wrenching old school soul'n'funk - Victim of Love and No Time for Dreaming [Re-Issue]
Preceding that is a repeat of What's Going On; The Life & Death of Marvin Gaye at 9.
Following at 11 is Barry White at the Beeb and at 11.50 Steve Winwood; English Soul

Posted on 13 Jun 2013 06:13:37 BDT
Tikka says:
"Agnetha: Abba and after" was a nice hour-long programme shown Tuesday on BBC for anyone with even a passing interest in Abba. Recorded and watched it last night. A necessarily brief skip through her career up to now, with contributions from Agnetha, Benny and Bjorn, but strangely, nothing from Ms.Lyngstad. Agnetha's recording again, and I may have a punt on her new elpee.

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2013 12:51:58 BDT
Val H. says:
I've got her new album and am enjoying it very much. I think the songs are catchy, age-appropriate and there's a few electro-synth beats that give it just enough of a contemporary feel. As usual, she's made some very good song choices and her voice sounds as young as ever.

Posted on 23 Jun 2013 13:22:50 BDT
Lez Lee says:
Yay! At last! Rufus Wainwright is on Radio 3's 'Private Passions' next Sunday.

Of course I do realise this news is of limited interest round here. ;-)

Posted on 23 Jun 2013 13:47:23 BDT
RAB says:
'Private Passions'

I would lower your expectations for this Lez.

Where's Brass gone?

In reply to an earlier post on 23 Jun 2013 21:22:12 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Brass was rubbed out! (In Cambridge for a George Thorogood gig, three day marathon of drinking & eating .... oh and there was a meeting too)

Posted on 29 Jun 2013 17:12:50 BDT
Lez Lee says:
Elvis Costello at Glasto from 5.15 today Beeb 2.

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Jun 2013 17:55:02 BDT
watching - jolly good - sobering thought - 30 years since last saw him live

Posted on 29 Jun 2013 18:03:41 BDT
Lez Lee says:
He's a brilliant showman. I'm a recent convert and I'd never seen him 'til nocheese and I went the other week. You can read our reports on 'What bands.....'

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Jun 2013 18:56:48 BDT
did so - looks like you enjoyed - saw him a number of times (even in ayr), until 'goodbye cruel world', which was a shocker, and i never got back into the way of things.

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Jun 2013 19:36:42 BDT
Brass Neck says:
If they have last night's Arctic Monkeys on catch-up they were utterly brilliant, talk about holding a crowd in t'palm o' thy 'and lad, they were brilliant. Tickets for their tour go on sale next Friday with the Strypes, young Irish indie rockers who were great on Later, as support.

Watching Glasto now on Beeb 3 but you only get one track followed by inane presenter-babble. Haim were on a minute ago, the bassist sister pulls a cross between a toilet-strain & a cum-face all the time when she's not singing, not a good look.

Posted on 29 Jun 2013 19:39:28 BDT
Last edited by the author on 29 Jun 2013 23:08:20 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Next Friday on Beeb 4 there are two Wings live programmes;
9pm - a 1 hour edit of the newly rereleased Wings over America
10pm - a documentary form the same tour.

It's part o' me yoof so I'll give it a go. Remember feeling the frustration of having Xmas money but having to wait until after Boxing Day to go buy the triple LP in WH Smiths, agony.

Posted on 29 Jun 2013 20:04:00 BDT
Lez Lee says:
I worked in High Green library occasionally and wondered if I might have seen Alex Turner.
Then I realised he'd still have been in utero when I was there! Sobering thought.

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Jun 2013 23:09:28 BDT
Brass Neck says:
Well you probably saw me at Firth Park so there's always an upside! ;)
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