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Punk-a-go-go, with a disco. Hardly in the spirit of nihilism. Tell it like it woz – File under humorous magic realism: ‘The Playlist’, (Hard Egg Publishing 2020) available from Amazon. UK / US Kindle version available FREE from Friday 30th April – Monday 3rd May Go grab it now!
I eventually got round to putting the poor guitar in the shed where it stayed for a month. Outta sight, outta mind. A big spider made its web across the sound hole. The web vibrated if you strummed the strings, hit them hard enough and the spider would appear, looking really pissed off. I wasContinue reading “Boris The Spider”
Take off the stack of 2-pence pieces blu-takked on top of your stylus. Clean the dust and static from the vinyl record in your hand (touching only the outer edges). Put the record on the deck and play. Memories flood back. A stack of 7″ singles recall a lifetime. Jimmy Wenn’s lifetime and how heContinue reading “Clear The Decks…”
The Carnival comes to town, bringing with it a wave of trouble by the young skinheads, roaming the funfair at night, spoiling for a fight. Luckily Jimmy has been developing telekinetic powers.
Disillusioned with the music scene after the break up of The Beatles and the enforced relocation to suburbia, the young Jimmy enrols in a Russian Mind Control Programme but is defeated by an egg
It’s getting close to the 70s and the sun’s going down. I make a detour past an electricals shop catching a bit of the Moon landing on the window display of TV sets and instantly fancy a bowl of Shreddies. Ignoring this Pavlovian conditioning I take the 15 bus back to 1967, getting off atContinue reading “Keep Music Live”
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