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My 100 Essential Albums

Tweet My 100 Essential Albums I like Desert Island Disks.  For those that do not know this radio show the premiss is very simple.  A celebrity is asked to choose just 8 tracks that they would take with them if they were to be marooned on a desert island.  Obviously, 8 tracks is a nonsense.  […]

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Music Really DOES Change Your Brain Chemistry

Tweet The strap line on this blog is a quotation from Nick Cave who says that music is the only art form that can change your brain chemistry in 3 minutes.  It is true.  A programme on BBC Radio 4 was talking about the science behind music and made the very same point.  Music affects […]

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Stagger Lee – Nick Cave

Tweet No other reason for posting this than I played the album version (Murder Stories 1996) and I remembered this live versio. Anyway, who needs an excuse to play NC? Share on Facebook

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On This Day – Stagger Lee (Yet Again)

Tweet On this day in 1959 Lloyd Price reached number one in the States with “Stagger Lee”. “Stagger Lee” has been recorded many times under many names by many people. The song has been Bowderized, revised, chewed up and spat out by too many people to mention. Some of whom should have known better and […]

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Hello world!

Tweet A new blog, but not a new site, this is Real Rock and Blues.  Originally the site supported a radio programme I did for a community radio station, with the play lists and links to good bands etc. The station died, lack of funds and too many egos…….. and so did the site. But […]

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