Tag Archives: Birthdays

WALKING TOWARDS SUNSET

Chapter One: A potted history from 1963 – 1967 Being an ambitious but ultimately ludicrous attempt to summarise the early days of  blues legend John Mayall. Skip to Chapter Three if uninterested in early British blues. John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers started playing London’s famous Marquee Club in late 1963. In the following year they […]

AUTUMN ALMANAC

Born in Melbourne, Australia on 25th October 1941: singer Helen Reddy. Her song ‘Delta Dawn’ was a #1 hit in the liberating year of 1973. Diary – Turned on the transistor and heard that dreadful song about the jilted woman who goes crazy. I’m going crazy trying to work out what to wear to school […]

THE DRIVING OF THE YEAR NAIL [COVERART #13]

Leo Kottke “Chewing Pine”  [1975] “My Feet Are Smiling”  [1973] “Burnt Lips”  [1978] “Live in Europe”  [1980] B:  September 11, 1945 in Athens, GA Happy Birthday Mr K. Leo Kottke [1971]