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24 hours – the greatest rock lyric so far?

I saw Joy Division once, supporting the Buzzcocks at the Village Bowl in Bournemouth . They played “24 hours”, the first time I’d heard it – I think the gig pre-dated the release of Closer. I still speak about the … Continue reading

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Trans-global joy

The best part of the Christmas story was the Magi rocking up at Bethlehem following a global sat nav and a lot of hope..

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Delirious – Tell me Easter’s on a Friday

Rock and roll is the devil’s music- Presley knew, Jerry Lee knew and Johnny Cash knew . They knew where it was coming from- Gospel – but knew where it was going – straight to the whorehouse.

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Biker to Banker

Cycling through the city this morning I saw a well-dressed banker walk into the road attached to his mobile phone. After doing an emergency stop, the cyclist in front of me  asked “excuse me sir, is this road part of your  PFI … Continue reading

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