Category Archives: Arts

Merde A La Puissance Treize

In Honour of the Coronation of King Charles III (I’ll give some brief notes below)… Merde A La Puissance Treize White worms drop down from pussy’s arse to join the heaving, cack caked floor. The flies and mites sup rooster … Continue reading

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Beloe Zlato and the Five Year Plan

I came across this group quite recently. At first I thought they were part of the tidal wave of Ukrainian propaganda, but then realised that they are actually a Russian folk ensemble. Their name, Beloe Zlato, means ‘white gold’. They … Continue reading

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Covid Protest Songs from Lesser Known Artists

Covid protest songs have been released by high profile musos such as Van Morrison, Eric Clapton and Right Said Fred (see my post here). There’s a few others, such as Roger Waters, who have been outspoken, but other than that … Continue reading

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Beasley Street

Gawd, have I been having problems with the techy side of this blog. If I were paranoid I would venture that the blog’s been hacked again. Anyhows, here’s the boss of Pfizer earlier this week stating that the jabs are … Continue reading

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Rob’s Radio Hour No.5

The winter of 2010. Sub-zero temperatures, again. I had a big wood burning stove at the time, and used to put my recording desk as close to it as possible, without everything catching fire. Anyhows, if interested, a bit of … Continue reading

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The Unforgiven – would you forgive them?

In my previous post I was banging on about how I’m presently living in a caravan for two weeks, while we have guests in the gite, and it’s the first time I’ve been caravan bound in fierce weather since the … Continue reading

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Shine On You Crazy Diamond

Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon album was released in 1973. The final two tracks on The Dark Side of the Moon are called Brain Damage and Eclipse. These tracks are about Syd Barrett (a founding member of … Continue reading

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The World’s Gone Fucking Mad

I’ve been driving everyone mad with this one just recently. I do like it because it’s so well done on a musical level… We are now up to almost 2000 vaccine related deaths in the UK and more than a … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence is a song that propelled Simon & Garfunkel to popularity in the mid sixties. Paul Simon wrote it in response to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, and the duo began to play … Continue reading

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Right Said Fred

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Forever Changed

This one is so pertinent to what’s going on at the moment Following the death of Andy Warhol, who died from a routine gall bladder operation in 1987 (I know, not much of a rock ‘n roll death), in 1990 … Continue reading

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How To Use An Electric Guitar…

On a soaking wet station platform in Manchester: Sister Rosetta Tharpe is one of those people who are not generally known about. She quite literally started rock ‘n roll, long before Elvis & Co. Tharpe grew-up in apartheid America, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Get Angry, Get Even

I dunno, it’s difficult to bang on about the covid crap all the time. This recent one, though, made me laugh… https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9204555/Police-break-French-warehouse-orgy-involving-100-people.html In France at the moment there’s no restrictions on how many people you can have in your home … Continue reading

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Le Chant des Partisans

I live in a part of south west France where the Resistance were most active. In Chabanais, which is just down the road from me, there is the Rue du 1 Aout, a short road that ends at the riverbank, … Continue reading

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David Bowie – Look at Those Cave Men Go

Today is the fifth anniversary of the death of David Bowie (he died at the age of 69 from liver cancer), so, any excuse to play some Bowie tracks… David Bowie spent the mid seventies in Los Angeles, where he … Continue reading

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