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They said what? The joy of reviews

July 9, 2019

For every artist on the bottom rungs of the ladder, like me, it’s a treat to get a review online or in a magazine. Sometimes … Read moreThey said what? The joy of reviews

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Bob Dylan Revisited

July 4, 2019

Yes, I know, another version! But this one, from last week’s food bank benefit gig at The Village, is a good one! I don’t know … Read moreBob Dylan Revisited

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The Artist’s Way, the Old Guy and how not to sell a CD

June 18, 2019

This week I’ve decided to revisit Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way. I worked through at least half of it well over twelve years ago, writing … Read moreThe Artist’s Way, the Old Guy and how not to sell a CD

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View of the town and loch of Linlithgow

The Desert Was Better (lyric video)

June 11, 2019

Or, What Have You Got Against Linlithgow, Norman? Here’s a previously unseen video from the 2017 Bridge of Orchy sessions, featuring our late keyboard player … Read moreThe Desert Was Better (lyric video)

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Snow sculpture in Alaska

Songworks #3: Feast of Stephen by Mike Heron (and John Cale)

May 28, 2019

On the face of it, you couldn’t think of two bands more diametrically opposed than the Incredible String Band and the Velvet Underground. Yet in … Read moreSongworks #3: Feast of Stephen by Mike Heron (and John Cale)

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