Saturday, 21 June 2014
Version City #28 - Happy Birthday Ray Davies
Many happy returns to Ray Davies, who hits the big 7-0 today. His legendary catalogue has been a popular source of cover material for nearly 50 years and here are three of my favourites, from The Nomads, Gravenhurst and Steve Wynn.
For the many or for the few? You decide. Part Chimp - You Decide
A free-streaming tune? A pre-release download? A lead track? Or perhaps, an instant gratification song? What does one properly call a rad...
Just as Roger Moore would later be my 007 and Tom Baker my Dr Who, so, a few years earlier, Adam West was my Batman. It's interestin...
The artist's sketchbook. The author's first draft. The filmmaker's rough cut. Very few artistic creations arrive fully formed...
Your humble author with his battered copy of today's featured tune While sitting in the pub one evening in early 1980, my best pal ...