Category Archives: Earwax

Sounds

those albums

Pretzel Logic by Steely Dan Walter Becker’s death recently had me thinking about old albums. Some people can hang on to their musical tastes over decades. I see these grey old blokes in the crowd at Status Quo gigs in … Continue reading

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talking about the roots in a man (zippin’ up my boots)

Richie Havens Starting early and finishing early means that I usually catch up on Dead Folk on Fridays, BBC Radio 4. Of course, it’s not called Dead Folk, it’s Last Word but I can never remember that but I know … Continue reading

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organ jam theme tune hoo hah

What are they called, those sounds that replay uncontrollably in your mind? Earworms? For someone like me, who’s listened to a fair bit now, and takes an interest in sounds, but who hasn’t been listening to much lately due to … Continue reading

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oo poo pah do (create disturbance in your mind)

YouTube is the one thing in Googles’ empire that’s still worthwhile. (Oh, and perhaps the lesser known free hosting Google Sites.) I’m often amazed at what turns up during a casual browsing session. I hadn’t seen this before. It’s a … Continue reading

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