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Archive for September 6th, 2017

Vinyl Voyage

Penny Lane via trip down memory lane Tour d’mystere magical; GPS unrequired Abbey Road delay; quartet joining chicken across road Caricature taken on sojourn nostalgic; vinyl album genesis Though with Collins as solitary balladeer.   Talk of man in gabardine suit engaged in espionage Greyhound passenger; accusations of camera in bow tie Materialised empty assumptions; mischievous game with visages Groundless speculation from balladeer, Pittsburgh destined Lunar rising witnessed; horizon of field […]

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Maggie’s Advice For Mrs Worthington

Yesterday evening, I ambled down memory lane in the company of old vinyl albums and my pater. During this saunter, he and I re-visited the easy on the ear tunes of David Gate’s Bread, the melancholic songs of Phil Collins first solo album and a clutch of Paul Simon classics. Our sojourn ending in the 1960’s Sands club, Las Vegas with the Rat Pack treating us to standards from the Great American Songbook. I took a selection […]

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