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By tigtog on September 30, 2014
Little Nell as Columbia’s tap segment from the version in the Rocky Horror Picture Show
By tigtog on September 29, 2014
I’ve gotten out of the habit of regular posting (some of you may have noticed). I’m going to work on building the habit back up by just posting bits of anything at least once every other day. So today you get a different take on some classic Pink Floyd.
By tigtog on June 27, 2014
One of BB King’s signature tunes is How Blue Can You Get, a perfect showcase for his lyrical soloes on “Lucille”, the famous Gibson guitar. In this 6-ish minute version from his appearance at Farm Aid 1985, the opening solo goes for over 3 minutes …
By tigtog on June 6, 2014
I see an old post of mine about the Angels and their lead singer Doc Neeson and a certain song is getting some traffic over the last few days since his death. Looking at pictures, I can still feel that amazing energy he put into his performance.
By tigtog on May 7, 2014
It’s so much bloody fun.
By tigtog on March 23, 2014
25thirty years since Footloose came out, and Kevin Bacon’s still got the moves (and Jimmy Fallon has a gift for cheesy setups).
By tigtog on February 23, 2014
An assortment of versions of the song first made famous by Kiki Dee in 1974.
By tigtog on January 29, 2014
Some of the first songs I learnt to sing beyond nursery songs & school singalongs were Pete Seeger songs. I have no doubt that my politics today have largely grown from learning and loving these protest songs from an early age.
By tigtog on October 25, 2013
From their 2008 collaboration album Belgian Chocolate, following on from their first collaboration album Raising Sand (2007).
By Orlando on October 11, 2013
One of the great modern voices of Soul can be found in Sydney, if you keep your ear to the ground. Having the privilege of hearing Tina Harrod perform live is to be immersed in a wave of sound. Technical control and emotional expression feed into each other. Harrod always feels completely present in her […]
By Orlando on October 10, 2013
The Eastern suburbs’ community radio station, Eastside Radio, which also happens to be a great jazz-specialist station, will soon be hosting their own World Music Festival right near Central Station. Saturday 19 October, 1-8pm, Prince Alfred Park, Surry Hills, FREE.
By tigtog on October 6, 2013
Many of you may have already seen this, it’s nearly a year old, but I’ve only just caught up with it myself. Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart pay tribute to Led Zeppelin at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors with a kickarse performance of Stairway To Heaven. Robert Plant teared up a little bit towards the end.
By Orlando on July 10, 2013
With Added Kitten Bonus, by TheRealDeAnne
By tigtog on July 1, 2013
Earlier this year I started going to a weekly singing group, encouraged by mr tog because it was happening where he does his band practice, and he was sure that getting back into singing regularly again would make me happier. He was right …