In November 1980, John Lennon and Yoko Ono released ‘Double Fantasy’. It was John’s first album release since 1973’s flop, ‘Mind Games’. The intervening years had seen major changes in the couple’s life. Mind Games had been a massive flop in comparison to his 1971 album ‘Imagine’. With initial encouragement from Yoko, John disappeared on an … Continue reading “Hard Times are Over”
Last week I joined a conversation with Nick Mason. Oh, and about 100 other guests also joined in… The evening was part of the Prudential Series of talks with accomplished and well-known guests who have a story (or two) to tell.
The Beatles Statue is an iconic tribute to Liverpool’s most famous band. It was unveiled in 2015 after the Cavern Club owners had felt there was no one place Beatles fans could gather in celebration of the band.
Soul II Soul were huge in the late eighties and early nineties. The album Club Classic Volume 1 was the soundtrack to many people’s summer, spawning classic tracks like ‘Keep on Moving’ and ‘Back to Life.’ The London collective came to Bury St. Edmunds last night as part of their UK tour. I have to … Continue reading “A happy face, a thumpin’ bass, for a lovin’ race”
I met Hunter in a boutique on Rodeo Drive on our last LA trip. We started talking about music and it turned out he was a singer songwriter. A musician from the age of 5, Hunter writes and performs melodious, relaxed songs about love, heartbreak and everything in between. He’s performed in LA clubs including … Continue reading “Sunday Song: Make me Better by Hunter MacDonald”