Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

I wasn’t really surprised to realise I had broken what was a blog tradition after 2013 and not posted my customary link to one of the best Christmas songs for the years that followed. Now it is 2017 and the year is drawing to a close; this year is my...
Thursday Covers: Somebody to Love

Thursday Covers: Somebody to Love

No prizes for guessing why this is Thursday cover of the week. I watched this go out live on my aunt’s TV, wondering how on earth someone like Freddie could have died. There were a number of remarkable performances that day but this one from George Michael was...
Thursday Covers: All I Want For Christmas

Thursday Covers: All I Want For Christmas

Kurt Hugo Schneider likes to take songs, shift them into a minor key and see what happens. I am quite fond of this take on a normally too-sweet Christmas classic and am grateful G sent it to me....