Not ‘Bad’

Today, 30 years ago, it was released the seventh studio album by Michael Jackson: ‘Bad’. It was five years later than ‘Thriller’ (the world’s best-selling album) and cemented Jackson’s status as one of the most successful artists of the 80s. I might say, that I am not the greatest fan of Michael Jackson, (in fact […]

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Born and dead

Sterling Morrison (Velvet Underground) was born and dead around these days (29/08/1942- 30/08/1995). Here is a song in honur of this great guitarist. Enjoy!

Spin-off

Here is our recomendation for today: the first single of the new (second) album by Tuxedo, a ‘spin-off band’ of Arizona Baby, both from Valladolid (Spain), cradle of very good wines, and music too! Enjoy!

Worst moment

I think that the worst part of the week could be Sunday evening, or maybe Monday morning; and one of the worst Sunday evening of the year is that when you are coming back to work after a great holidays.  Here is my song for such moment (with two versions). Enjoy!

Alternative lifestyle

Today, 40 years ago, the famous sentence ‘Sex and drugs and Rock & Roll’ was ‘invented’, since the song with such title was released on 26 August 1977 by Ian Dury (then Ian Dury and The Blockheads) as a Stiff Records single.  The song appeared in the height of popularity of punk, so it was […]

Here comes the night

I do apologize since I am going to quote a verse in Spanish from a song by the great revival-mod band from Leon in order to introduce today’s song: ‘Solo los buhos vivimos de noche y odiamos el Sol’. Today’s song is dedicated to those who love night (and wait until the last minute of […]

First marriage

Who was born today? Rita Pavone (1945), Keith Moon (1946; The Who), Edwyn Collins (1959; Orange Juice), Julian Casablancas (1978; The Strokes), etc. Difficult to choose one of them to select a song a share it. However, today in 1962 John Lennon and Cynthia Powell got married when she was pregnant of Julian Lennon. The […]

Hooker

Let’s dedicate today’s song to John Lee Hooker, who was born 105 (or 100, or etc. Hooker date of birth is a subject of debate) years ago.  This song goes in honor of this great blues singer and guitarist. Enjoy!