Do you have an interest in music? A monthly blog will invite readers to learn something fresh concerning the story – breadth and depth of the world of music. The aim is to be fun, stimulating and informative. Why not try a...
This is uplifting in all sorts of ways. Enjoy
An unusual extra voice for this classic, but Andy, Paul and Art can sing in superb harmony. Enjoy… “Andy Williams Album Cover” by McCoyCreations is licensed under CC BY 2.0
Mr Erroll Garner was a superb player and much admired in his lifetime. The footage is old but you still get a glimpse of his ability. We can still get a kick out of his effortless skills. Image CC BY 2.0
This young man is one of the best in his field. Listen and enjoy… © Jorge Royan / / CC BY-SA 3.0
To mark Charlie Watt’s huge contribution to popular music. Here he is playing his favourite style ‘Boogie Woogie’ with Jools Holland in a very understated way, of course. Rest in peace...
I recall seeing Genesis ( Peter Gabriel’s previous group) as second on the bill to Lindisfarne. He has done well. This is a particularly powerful rendition of his song ‘Biko’. It concerns the death in custody...
Listen to this tremendously influential African American Gospel group. They had a distinctive style and impacted Paul Simon and many other artists. Image Commons CC BY-NC 2.0
To sing like this with Sting and a very good band is very impressive. East meets West in an exciting encounter. Image David Shankbone This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.
Lifting our lockdown spirits – Lola Lennox sings with her mum and a totally tremendous house band… ‘Wherever You Go’ is the song
The Cream always rises to the top. Japanese drummer girl Yoyoka is very impressive in this clip. Even the late great Ginger Baker would be smiling methinks.