Friday 6th January 2017
Gerry A 2017.
Tuesday 15th July 2014.
Bombay Bicycle Club are an English indie rock band from Crouch End, London, consisting of Jack Steadman (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Jamie MacColl (guitar), Suren de Saram (drums) and Ed Nash (bass). They are guitar-fronted and have experimented with different genres, including folk, electronica, world music and indie rock. The band were given the opening slot on 2006’s V Festival after winning a competition. They subsequently released two EPs and their debut single “Evening/Morning“. Since then, the band have released four albums including “So Long See You Tomorrow” which topped the album charts in February 2014. The band have toured worldwide as a headlining act, playing North America, Australia, Europe and the Far East.
Gerry aa/C 2014
Tuesday 6th May 2014
Yesterday while out and about in the car on this England bank holiday, a song from this band came on the radio. They were a big name from the late 80’s and I must admit one of my favourites from the era. Hope you enjoy my little blast from the nearby past. Hope I have introduced a new sound to your ears.
Monday 28th April 2014
Tuesday 18th February 2014.
Born in Blackpool, Prior moved in her teens to St Albans, where she befriended the young Donovan Leitch and Mac MacLeod in The Cock pub. She later formed a duo with MacLeod called ‘Mac & Maddy’. She became a roadie for visiting American musicians, including Reverend Gary Davis. They gave her useful advice about singing British folk songs instead of American songs.
Maddy’s father, Allan Prior, was co-creator of the police drama Z-Cars, and wrote Stookie, a 6-part series for television, about a boy with his arm in a sling. Maddy sang the title song, which was released as a single in 1985. It reappeared on the Steeleye Span album A Rare Collection 1972 – 1996
|Born||14 August 1947 (age 66)|
|Origin||Blackpool, Lancashire, England|
|Genres||Folk rock, Electric folk, Folk|
|Associated acts||Steeleye Span
Maddy Prior and Tim Hart
The Carnival Band
Rose Kemp (Prior’s daughter)
The song below was a big hit for them at the time 
For more info – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maddy_Prior