13/3/07 Robin costume

Browsing an Amazon review of the new album by ex-Incredible String Band Robin Williamson, I was struck by a link below it alongside stuff like ‘Robin Williamson at Yahoo Music’ etc. It said ‘Licensed Robin Costume’. My mind raced – would this be the flowing capes of 67-68? The pirate outfit he wore when I … Read more 13/3/07 Robin costume

2/2/07

Here’s a different way for me to do things: decide to record it, record it acoustic, first take and get it on the site same night!

I’ve been invited to play a short set of Bruce Springsteen songs at Boss tribute night – more details when I have them – and made a plan to do a duet with another singer on Club Soul City, a song Springsteen wrote for a Gary US Bonds album, and a favourite of mine. He didn’t have it, and I couldn’t find the old cassette of the album that I had, and I had the house to myself for a few hours, so … the results are in the Radio Blog jukebox on the right. Not often I record just with acoustic and not even a click track, but it was great fun.

As for the rest of the tracks on the Jukebox:

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26/1/07

Tommy MacKay – how does he do it? From conception to mp3 download in a matter of seconds, AND he gets copyright clearance from the Stranglers in that time. The man’s a national treasure. Or a national site of historical interest. Or a national disgrace. Or something.