EXCLUSIVE! I have been given a sneak preview of the new, election radio schedule for – I can’t say which station. You’ll have to guess. This is it: 7.00-9.00 am People making promises they have absolutely no intention of keeping. There’s a prize for the most outrageous promise. Something nobody believes like ending hospital waiting … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: The new radio schedule for the General Election.
Stevie Wonder: How come we’re nearly the same age now I am outraged. I was watching a bit of Stevie Wonder on the Now 70s Channel (373 on Sky). If the telly is on during the day, that’s what’s I watch since the Vintage channel died. Anyway, I decided to Google Stevie. The bastard! … Continue reading How did this happen? I’m almost as old as the rock stars who were ancient when I was a kid!
McGonagles. What a venue that was. I saw XTC there, great gig. But they weren’t the only big act to grace the, eh, stage in McGonagles. Public Enemy, The Stone Roses and even Ozzy Osbourne also did gigs in McGonagles. Johnny did a gig there when it was the Crystal Ballroom back in the early … Continue reading Led Zep in the Stadium, Nirvana in the Top Hat, Metallica in the SFX – those were the days…
That’s Fleetwood Mac with Peter Green – before they turned into Buck’s Fizz. This list is just 60 of the best gigs I was ever at. It’s just over 50 years since the first one. And despite missing five through illness at the latter end of last year, I’m still buying tickets. Fleetwood Mac National … Continue reading And now – the best 60 gigs I’ve ever been at. (At least the best of the ones I remember being at.)
The kings of spin: Leo and Simon can’t let a PR opportunity pass Can you imagine the chaos if, when you went to a department store to buy, say, a shirt, and there was only one checkout in the whole store? Imagine if you had to join the queue with the people who were buying … Continue reading Simon is too busy with PR opportunities to bother fixing the A&E problem (And I’m an expert on A&E!)
I don’t think there are very many people on earth who actually think there was an Adam and an Eve. A few creationists in the US, Trump if it suits him and I’ve no doubt, Simon Harris if an opinion poll suggested it was a popular belief to hold. But here’s a thing. The story … Continue reading You don’t have to believe in the Bible to see that we are destroying our Garden of Eden
OK. You’ve seen the top 50. Here’s 51-100 – including some of your suggestions! They’re in no particular order. 51. Teenage Kicks. Written by John O’Neill, performed by The Undertones. 52. MacArthur Park. Written by Jimmy Webb, performed by Richard Harris. 53. If You’re Going to San Francisco. Written by John Phillips performed by Scott … Continue reading Not everyone agreed with my top 50 singles. So here's the next 50!