Tag Archives: music

will.i.am: Positively Brilliant

Songland – Series One, Episode Two Ok. Now I get it. All it took was watching will.i.am perform his magic to show me how brilliant he is, and how phenomenal this program could become. There were four songs to choose … Continue reading

Posted in reviews, showbusiness | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Reverse “Launch”

Songland There’s a ‘new’ reality TV show in town. It promises to match songwriters with recording stars, with an instant ‘launch’ on iTunes after the show airs. Now where have I heard that one before? Last night’s premiere had John … Continue reading

Posted in reviews, showbusiness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

And the Winner is:

The Voice (Season 16) This is the post I intended to write last Wednesday after the finale. My premise was to compare the results (and subsequent celebrations) to American Idol which had its finale last Sunday. Because the winner was … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Sacred Power of Three

Trinity, Again I was watching a video of Don McLean’s “American Pie” and listened to the words: “And the three men I admire most The Father, Son, and the Holy Ghost They caught the last train for the coast The … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Day the Humour Died

Freddie Starr (1943-2019) This great comic was found dead today in his apartment in Spain. The world of comedy will never see his like again.

Posted in history, showbusiness | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Does Anybody Hear?

If a Tree Falls When this song came out, my second wife was the local president of Friends of the Earth (FoE) in Torquay, so it had a more ecological edge for our family. Of course, that’s exactly what Bruce … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Something to Pass the Time of Day

Time Passages Al Stewart followed up his smash hit Year of the Cat with this time traveling song. Here are the lyrics: It was late in December, the sky turned to snow All round the day was going down slow … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment