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Song for a Sunday – Stolen Car

Today is the 63rd birthday of the world’s greatest living human being. And this little number from The River is one of the greatest songs ever written. I love the simplicity of the lyrics. It says exactly how I feel … Continue reading

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Song for a Sunday #2

There was this guy I used to be friendly with, back when I was a kid. Let’s call him Dave, although that wasn’t his name – none of the people I know personally and mention in this blog are given … Continue reading

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Wrecking Ball

New Springsteen album out on 6 March. Usually I need time to get used to any new material, but this baby rocks the joint:-   So is ‘Calvary’ simply a typo, or somebody’s Freudian slip revealing Bruce Frederick’s messianic status?

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On This Day In 1985…

…I was at Wembley Stadium for Bruce Springsteen’s English Independence Day Concert. It was a beautiful, sunny day, just like today, and everything was right in Pete’s world – I had plenty of money, a job I enjoyed, good friends … Continue reading

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The Big Man Has Left the Band

I was going to do one of my ‘Thoughts for the Weekend’ posts, but that’s unimportant now. Clarence Anicholas Clemons, Jr (1942 – 2011) R.I. P.  

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Thoughts for a Bank Holiday Monday

ITEM: It’s a Bank Holiday Monday in the UK. Q: How does this effect me? A: I’m not sure if the chip shop will be open or not. ITEM: Last night I was watching an Andre Rieu DVD, and he … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the Weekend #3

´╗┐´╗┐ITEM: I knew it was a mistake to write about Christopher Fowler’s story “Piano Man”. Ever since I’ve had the words of the Billy Joel song running through my head, and as a fanatical Springsteenista I hate it when my … Continue reading

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