“I think feelings and emotions aren’t just one thing”
If you listen to your inner voice, your soul will tell you what to do.
The path of discoveries from The Playmates to Joni Mitchell
“I’m just doing what’s in my heart”
Journeys of the imagination
Frustration, hope and loss incorporated into beautiful music
“There’s more to life than just black and white.”
“Ice cream man. Ring your bell”
Lana Del Rey and I are 99.9% the same
“Imagine how much better ‘Hey Jude’ would have been with three key changes towards the end.”
“Bob Dylan’s delivery displays an energetic, resourceful deployment of bouncing, resounding, tearaway rhetoric. It is unstoppable in his firework display of ideas and images.”
The fortnight at Venice passed quickly and sweetly– perhaps too sweetly; I was drowning in honey, stingless.
Every night Robert Smith screams the animal scream
An extraordinary gig in Hassocks.
What do Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Brian Wilson, Van Morrison, Keith Richards, Paul Simon, Robbie Robertson, Lou Reed and Joni Mitchell have in common?
“One voice and one piano can hold a lot of space, a lot of feeling”
‘It’s an interesting key but if that’s your key, who cares’
“Action is the foundational key to all success” – Pablo Picasso
Past. Present. Future.
Forget this cruel world
Nothing resonates like an old song
The gap between progressive rock music and prog rock is similar to the gap between a raconteur and a pub bore
Unfamiliarity breeds respect
Achieving a common goal in the most effective and efficient way.
“Hey, baby. I’m gonna make you a star”
Everything is connected
“We are the little folk! We!”
Musicians who make sad music are often happy and sensible.
“The wing and the wheel are gonna carry us along and we’ll have memories for company, long after the songs are gone”
The incredible musical achievements of John Shakespeare.
“Sooner than much later, we’ll be there, flying high above the clouds.”
Can you believe someone by looking at their eyes?
“Judy Roderick’s phrasing, tone and above all her originality are unmatched. A very important singer. Don’t miss this record.”
Hey, Ma. I do like tomatoes and this checked shirt feels great.
There are many separate paths for a singer songwriter but they all lead to The Beatles.
Carrying a torch
“I think the world needs music.”
Desire is eternal, like hope. It’s just your capacity to act on it that changes
When we don’t feel well let’s, Put on some Velvets
An accomplished package which is a stunning portrait of adolescence
An abundance of great songs
Examining my prejudices
John Peel called “I Can Take You To The Sun” the best popular record that’s ever been recorded.
“I think songs should just a brief little insight into something. It doesn’t all have to be explained”
From the sky, we look so organised and brave.
“There are no words to describe Them” (Terror, Horror, Excitement, Mystery)
“Imagine the clouds dripping. Dig a hole in your garden to put them in”
Feel the noise