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Purple pain...

It's April and I've just been able to finish off a blog note I started in January about Bowie, but now, again, I find myself back in front of a screen trying to put some sense into the world that…

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Low...

When I was 10 I bought my first album. It was 'Hunky Dory' by David Bowie. This was typical of a mindset, which has endured, in that I stubbornly rarely ever conform to any general consensus, but particularly when it…

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Jan 2016 - No.1

...current bedside reading list and most recent musical purchases (presents)...

Books

  • Ride a White Swan (The Lives and Death of Marc Bolan) - Lesley Ann Jones
  • Reckless - Chrissie Hynde
  • A Different Road - Bob Latchford
  • Travelling to Work;The Diaries…
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1,2,3,4...And then there were none...

The last of da brudders, Tommy Ramone has exited stage left. Having lost Joey and Johnny to the big c, and Dee Dee to his own nefarious devices and almost wilful descent to oblivion, all sadly very prematurely, Tommy…

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Lou Reed....

I am filled with sadness at the passing of Lou Reed. When I was a teenager I had probably four true musical loves - Bowie, The Beatles, Marc Bolan and Lou Reed. The first Reed album I bought was (like…

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On the way.....

New album is coming on really well. Have too many songs (again) and I'm preparing some of my song stash for the next (next) album which at the moment is called "Onion".

Spent a lot of time this weekend mixing…

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May 1st - Randomness

Blog Thing....

- Last week I wrote what *I* think is a really good song. It's called "Green, Blue, Red". Wowsa (modestly). Wrote the tune this day last week after dropping my kids home. Listening to Pink Floyd The Wall…

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#2 in a series....Bowie and I

I was a musical kid of the late 60's and early 70's. It's hard to describe how much impact music has had on my life. When I was 10 I joined the David Cassidy Fan Club. Yes, sadly you read…

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Happy New Year y'all....plus *news*!

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year for 2013

Coming April 2013 - "..As The Sunflower Turns It's Face To The Sun" - the *new* album from Chris Carry