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    Thanks, I will do my best. Until I get my shift...

    Thanks, I will do my best. Until I get my shift details, I don't know what I will see and what I will miss, but to make certain people here jealous, my "to see" list includes Nick Lowe, Hawkwind,...
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    Another one from the Billy Bragg & Wilco...

    Another one from the Billy Bragg & Wilco recordings, and another one which was sung by Natalie Merchant. Annoyingly, I am going to miss the rest of this week, as I set off tomorrow to be a steward at...
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    Time is short this week, so Pa's recommended...

    Time is short this week, so Pa's recommended toolkit came in handy - inspired by our recent soggy fortnight in Cormwall.


    https://youtu.be/vGUjub3Hqb8
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    Ticket prices for the glamour matches like this...

    Ticket prices for the glamour matches like this one were pretty high too. Anything involving England, Australia, or India meant paying about £100 for a decent seat. A group of us are going to...
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    Sticky: I am away quite a bit over the next month or so,...

    I am away quite a bit over the next month or so, but I will take Season 389 - just hope the other gaps get filled.
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    Anyway, going back to the Bay City...

    Anyway, going back to the Bay City Rollers...Apart from doing wonders for the tartan weaving industry, they also helped kick-start the career of another band. Tommy Ramone saw them do "Saturday...
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    As you might be able to tell from the rain on the...

    As you might be able to tell from the rain on the window, we are away in the van, touring around Devon & Cornwall. Should I do an easy Dr Feelgood song?, Nah.. one by Squeeze with loads of words to...
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    Did I get the Season number wrong? Yep... This...

    Did I get the Season number wrong? Yep... This one from The Move jumped out from my list of possibles.


    https://youtu.be/KLMf4Qwtktc
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    This whole BossaNova thing has got my fingers &...

    This whole BossaNova thing has got my fingers & head tangled up. Here's one I heard on the radio yesterday, a hit for the wonderful Fairground Attraction back in '88, which sounded like it might fit...
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    One more for you Val, and another one that was...

    One more for you Val, and another one that was not played during the Gulf war. The readers of Rolling Stone magazine voted it into the top 10 worst songs of the 70s, and I won't argue.

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    I am sure there must still be a committee...

    I am sure there must still be a committee somewhere who are there to say "absolutely not" to some records. But more often these days they just play the "radio edit" version - the one with all the...
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    Forgot to mention the things I have been banned...

    Forgot to mention the things I have been banned from.
    As far as I know I am still banned from a restaurant in York, where a group of us once set fire to a tablecloth (a mishap with some flaming...
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    It did always strike me as a bit ironic that one...

    It did always strike me as a bit ironic that one of the filthiest songs ever was sung by someone who starred in one of the BBC's most popular shows, suitable for all the family.
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    OK Val, here's one to cheer you up. Now,...

    OK Val, here's one to cheer you up.
    Now, strictly speaking, the BBC have never banned this song. It's just that they don't play it any more. It was a huge hit in 1969 for Rolf Harris, and like a few...
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    I wondered where you were! The Polish restaurant is still there.
    Early bird tickets for 2020 go on sale at 5pm tonight. Sadly, I probably won't be going, as it is only a few days before Glastonbury,...
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    I spent the weekend at the Grand Northern Ukulele Festival in Huddersfield, and as usual there was a scattering of Seasonistas past & present (& future - who knows!).
    Myrna made it all the way from...
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    This one was deemed a little too topical in 1969,...

    This one was deemed a little too topical in 1969, and the BBC decided not to play it until Apollo 11 had returned safely to Earth.


    https://youtu.be/SQs8LwMxqbE
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    I wonder if she's sorry... ...

    I wonder if she's sorry...


    https://youtu.be/2b2Tyx63wZc

    (the partially headless camera angle is due to a bit of a move-around in our house, which has resulted in a smaller desk for me, and I...
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    Jon & Joo are really going above & beyond this...

    Jon & Joo are really going above & beyond this week, and I added to their to-do list when I sent them my basic recording of this song. In my head I could hear Jon adding some subtle uke and a harmony...
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    In amongst all her other collaborations,...

    In amongst all her other collaborations, BirdsEyeView sent me one of her home-made-y things, with instructions to do whatever I wanted with it. As is usual with these things, getting the videos to...
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    Thanks to you both for such a comfort-zone...

    Thanks to you both for such a comfort-zone stretching season.
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    I'm about to go off for a few days, so not much...

    I'm about to go off for a few days, so not much time to explore all those names. Instead, another one from Lyle Lovett.

    Now I am always a sucker for a good song title - "There's a guy works down...
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    A week? That list of artists could keep us busy...

    A week? That list of artists could keep us busy for a year. I will follow Xommen's example and pick one by Lyle Lovett.


    https://youtu.be/DqEGrwsYNr0
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    Mike Oldfield's third album, Ommadawn, had this...

    Mike Oldfield's third album, Ommadawn, had this song at the end. Mostly talking...


    https://youtu.be/KJtHbAeMqcE
  25. Keep lurking SD, keep wearing hats, and never say...

    Keep lurking SD, keep wearing hats, and never say never.:)
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