My music-streaming service (Tidal) just recommended some hip-hop to me. The only reason I can conceive it might do this is if the algorithm decided some chap named ‘Chris Carter’ might be my cousin. (Links are not endorsements.)
Ten years ago this week, I tweeted my first ever #FallFriday link to a video by the Fall. Gruts aside, my ongoing #FallFriday tweets are the closest thing I have to a body of work. #waa!
…Two hours and ten minutes of footage, and NOT ONCE does Bowie sing The Laughing Gnome!
BBC: Kenny Rogers: Country music legend dies aged 81
To mark the 70th birthday of Bruce Springsteen, who was born in the USA on this day in 1949, a timely reminder of the time I duetted with him (sort of) at a packed Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, way back in 2008. Happy birthday, Boss!
At Hebden Bridge Trades Club.
High-brow pun alert!
Aretha Franklin (1942–2018).