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Wednesday, 22 July 2020 13:53

A Brief History of Cover Versions

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A cover version (or cover) is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a recently recorded song. A re-record, by comparison, takes place long after the original was released. The term "cover version" came to imply rival commercial recordings of the tune aimed at different tastes.

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 18:21

Just The Tonik – Mohair, and Dormeuil

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I heard the Charlie Rich song - Mohair Sam the other day, and it made me smile, and groove a little. It also inspired me and made me want to write about Mohair, and about a brand that was in the mid-twentieth century, was the leading brand for suits using Mohair fabric and is still today held in very high regard.

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 17:37

Prince, A Purple Reign (Documentary)

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A documentary film, which explores how Prince - showman, artist, enigma - revolutionised the perception of black music in the 1980s with worldwide hits such as 1999, Kiss, Raspberry Beret, and Alphabet Street.

Fred King was born in Gilmer, Texas in 1934 to Ella Mae King and J. T. Christian. Influenced by his mother and uncle, both proficient guitar players, Fred learned to play rural country blues when he was six. His early influences were Sam Lightnin Hopkins and jump blues saxophonist, Louis Jordan.

Placing a bet on a football game can be a lot more exciting than just simply picking who will win the game.

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