April 17th, 2015 Posted In: Music Tags: , ,

To be 15 and in London with your brother and roaming the big city for 2 weeks with no phone and no parents and buying records at HMV on Leicester Square and taking this one back to your aunt’s flat and listening to this old American lady that you didn’t really understand but there was […]

Nina Simone

November 26th, 2014 Posted In: Music Tags: , , , ,

I cannot begin to express my admiration for the late, great Nina Simone. She shines like a beacon in the fog. And this is perhaps the best version ever of – Black is the Colour of my True Love’s Hair – certainly the best I have ever heard.