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MUSICAL FOLKLORE IN TIME AND SPACE

The programme celebrated the joy of creating the new to meet a need. the joy of creativity and that moment when we realise somehow creat something new
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Sidetracks and Detours present PASS IT ON 40 Sunday Supplement 18 2 2024

In the album liner notes Darrell Scott says " My wish is for you to slow down for 52 minutes. I believe there is pure beauty here. These songs are perfect examples of song as literature. Ben's songs are timeless. I loved getting right in the middle of these songs and offering my best. These are great songs: period."
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Sidetracks & Detours present PASS IT ON 38 weekly walkabout Supplement 4 2 2024

Today we visit many geographical locations and genres of the arts, from poetry to Porstmouth and from Manchester to music.
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A LOVE LETTER: to and from Manchester

These are not just sources of Mancunian pride and bragging rights, these accolades reflect the public image and reputation of the city, support jobs and help attract further investment.
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SCORING ON DEBUT : 10 great players

When I read a list of ´bes of´or ´most like music´ I always find it intriguing, frequently find it infuriating but never find it exactly matches my own
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AMERICANA NUMBER-CRUNCHING.

we have lost so many of our ´original´ band of Americana´ artists since that term was first coined, the demographics surrounding of the genre have been massively changed.
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being GUIDED BY VOICES

I don't see it as a science because songs come very naturally to me, but I guess it could be. Sometimes I take a lot of time structuring a song and sometimes they feel pretty autobiographical. Sometimes a song can be somewhat of a study on a topic I'm interested in.
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I GLORIFY SPOTIFY

Spotify allows me to create playlists of those songs and artists I enjoy. Furthermore folks, it even creates playlists on my behalf based on the searches I have made and my own created lists.
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I don´t play his stuff on my playlists,… NO CHANCE

Ed Ames also recorded "Timeless Love", by Buffy Sainte-Marie, (left) which impresses my hubby because she also wrote Soldier Blue, one of his own favourite songs
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THE BOY WHO GAZED AT THE MOON

Kevin Kennedy played Caractacus Potts in the Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Singapore Tour, becoming the first actor to have played both Caractacus Potts and The Child Catcher.