Month: August 2017

65. Suffering and smiling

Posted on 27/08/2017

65. Suffering and smiling Fela Kuti wrote this epic song in the 1980's. It describes the hard life of those living on very low incomes in Africa. Its title first points the hardship, but then to the... read more >

64. Cafe music

Posted on 21/08/2017

64. Cafe music When I was a child, there was a radio show based in an imaginary 'Palm Court' of an hotel. The music was dreadful, but was the sort of weedy stuff that passed for music in hotels in... read more >

63. Music while you work

Posted on 12/08/2017

63. Music while you work It should not be too demanding, but at the same time be interesting enough. I listen to a french online radio station called FIP. It is excellent because almost all of its... read more >

62. The man with the Twang

Posted on 05/08/2017

62. The man with the Twang I met Duane Eddy in 1972. He was then past his stardom and was working as an A+R man for a record company in Hollywood. I was doing the rounds of the record companies ('Mr... read more >