Music

31 Days of Music – Day 26

One band from the '80s, '90s and '00s was The Beautiful South. Jacqui Abbot the and Paul Heaton are the main vocalist of the group. Both come from Merseyside, which was a surprise to me many years ago as I knew that The Housemartins Paul's previous band was from Hull, as was the basis of… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 26

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31 Days of Music – Day 25

Lets up the tempo and hit the synth-pop/electronic genre. This band is a little on the unusual side of the Merseybeat/Liverpool music artists. I like the video as it is a scene of winter that I would like to see again. Last time we had really bad winter weather and meters of snow was 10… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 25

Music

31 Days of Music – Day 23

To quote Mary Hopkins "Those were the days my friend...", I am giving you a bit of nostalgia from my gig-going past. Back in 1989, I went to see Engine (another band from the banks of the Mersey) at the Tivoli in North Wales, never realising that it was being filmed as it was a… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 23

Music

31 Days of Music – Day 22

Another band that was quite big in the '80s was China Crisis. This track got to number 9 in the UK charts and was their highest-charting hit. Although they are still together and still touring they have not produced anything for quite a few years. This track 'Wishful Thinking' was recorded at the Paul McCartney… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 22

Music

31 Days of Music – Day 21

So a music compilation would not be the same without a bit of alternative music, and today's pick is The Cult with She Sell's Sanctuary. There is another track that will be more known in the USA is Fire Woman. Ian Astbury the lead singer was born in Liverpool, but his family moved to Canada… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 21

Music, TV & Film

31 Days of Music – Day 20

I must preface this by letting you know I am not a fan at all of Sonia, todays Scouse singer, but, she is known for her entry to the Eurovision Song Contest back in 1993 where she came 2nd with Better The Devil You Know. If you know of Lili Savage (Drag Act) then you… Continue reading 31 Days of Music – Day 20