Category Archives: Music

Book Review Man on the Run, Paul McCartney in the 1970s

   There were two reasons that I bought Tom Doyle’s book Man on the Run, Paul McCartney in the 1970s. The first my love of The Beatles and the second my interest in exploring “What’s Next”. Given my age, my love … Continue reading

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100 Up

So this my 100th Post – It’s timing is perfect just as I start my next journey.   My blog has not met the WordPress suggested approach of a theme and stick to it. Rather it has been the thoughts … Continue reading

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The Sound of Music – 50 years on

  Its 50 years ago today that the immortal Sound of Music hit the screens. I would be lying to say that I don’t still enjoy the soundtrack. I haven’t seen the movie for some years, but I must have … Continue reading

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It’s been comfort music!

It’s been a week of listening to safe songs. Back into study and focussed on my last few weeks before leaving my firm. Where else to turn but Springsteen all week. It’s always safe ground for me. Born to Run … Continue reading

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The only thing you did was “Yesterday”

Paul McCartney is reputed to have composed Yesterday in his sleep and for a considerable period afterward to have been sure that he was guilty of plagiarism. My wife tells me that Yesterday is the song most selected as the … Continue reading

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