Monthly Archives: September, 2011

Let’s chase the dragon

Best known as the lead vocalist of the band Suede. English singer-songwriter Brett Anderson,  celebrates his birthday on 29th September. So here are a few tunes courtesy of YouTube, Wow it really takes me back to my younger years hearing all these great tunes again. Metal Mickey The Beautiful Ones So Young She’s in Fashion …

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R.E.M., PART LIES, PART HEART, PART TRUTH, PART GARBAGE, 1982 – 2011

To cap their 31-year recording career R.E.M. are releasing a definitive greatest hits Double CD album in November. It will be released by Warner Bros. and is due out on November 15th. The 40-song retrospective will be entitled:   R.E.M., PART LIES, PART HEART, PART TRUTH, PART GARBAGE, 1982 – 2011 It will includes tracks …

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Harvest Festival Service

On Tuesday 27th September there was a Harvest Festival Service conducted by the local vicar, With Hymns sung by the Local Church Choir. Afterwards there was also an auction of Local produce with all proceeds from the auction going to a local Charity. Light refreshments were also available afterwards (Such as Sausage Rolls, Vol-au-vents, Sandwhiches …

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Nirvana-Nevermind 20th Anniversary Edition

Monday 26th September sees the release of the Remastered Nirvana – Nevermind 20th Anniversary Edition on Double CD, to celebrate 20 years since this classic album was first released. Here is the Track-listing, plus four awesome tracks from the a;bum courtesy of YouTube DISC 1 1. Smells Like Teen Spirit  2. In Bloom  3. Come …

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Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala 2011

Ivatt Class 4 No 43106 A.K.A “The Flying Pig

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“..It’s time to start the music…”

The late great Jim Henson would have celebrated his 75th Birthday on Saturday 24th September, had he not succumbed to the unpleasant effects of Streptococcus Pyrogenes on May 16th 1990. He is best known as the creator of television programs like The Muppets, Sesame Street, Dinosaurs and Fraggle Rock, as well as his work on …

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Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala 2011

This years Annual Severn Valley Railway Autumn Steam Gala takes place between the 23rd 24th and 25th September 2011. Visiting Locomotives this year will be. The sole surviving Caledonian Railway, 0-6-0 Class 812 No. 828 Designed by John F McIntosh GWR Castle class 5029 Nunney Castle Was due to visit but has been withdrawn and will now …

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It’s the end of the World as we know it

The alternative rock band R.E.M have REcently announced that they are splitting up, which will come as a bit of a shock to many, including me. They first emerged in the early 1980s from the college radio scene. at first they were scrappy and lo-fi, abrasive but somehow beautiful, and the development of this sound …

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Mad ferret!

Liam Gallagher (Former front man of the band Oasis and now front man of Beady Eye) with his own clothing Range called “Pretty Green”, also celebrates his birthday on September 21st, so once more Courtesy of YouTube. (PS You can also find loasds of Oasis songs on this blog by typing Oasis in the search box on …

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First we Take Manhattan

The Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen was born this day ( 21 September) in 1934 . Cohen published his first book of poetry in Montreal in 1956 and his first novel in 1963. His work often explores religion, isolation, sexuality and interpersonal relationships. Famously reclusive, having once spent several years in a …

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