Judy. May 2018.

Dear Rowley, In a weaker moment, I happened to see some of the BBC’s Big Weekend music festival from Cardiff the other weekend. It is a sign of ageing when you disconnect from contemporary pop music which must make me … Continue reading

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Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. February 2016.

Dear Rowley, At some stage in life, we can all identify with the Harold Arlen/Ted Koehler anthem¬†I’ve Got A Right to Sing the Blues. Hell, at times, I’ve been feeling blue enough to caterwaul¬†Nobody Knows You When You’re Down and … Continue reading

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