17/1/15 – Massive Attack – Unfinished Sympathy – 1991

Dispensing with their real names Massive Attack were formed in 1988 by 3D, Daddy G and Mushroom. Their debut album, Blue Lines is considered to be the first Trip Hop album, it spawned three singles, the second Unfinished Sympathy released in 1991 has become a classic in its genre. In the early days Neneh Cherry and […]


27/10/14 – Dazed And Confused – Jake Holmes – 1967 – Dazed And Confused – Led Zeppelin 1969/ One – U2 – 1991 – One Love – Bob Marley – 1977

When one considers the case against Led Zeppelin in relation to Dazed And Confused, when one weighs up the evidence and listens to the song, one must ask how on earth could they have called the song on Led Zeppelin I by the same name as Jake Holmes’ song when there were indeed so many similarities? […]

Siouxsie and the banshees kiss them for me

4/7/14 – Siouxsie And The Banshees – Kiss Them For Me – 1991

The Serpentine and sensuous but somehow still scary Siouxsie Sioux, like Elizabeth Taylor playing Cleopatra, Siouxsie’s dancing performance seems to lure out demons for some dastardly end. This new approach to the band’s sound with Talvin Singh on tabla gave Siouxsie And the Banshee’s their first US Top 40 hit (No. 23) but unfortunately the album […]

CSN 1991 concert

5/3/14 – Crosby, Stills & Nash – Acoustic – Bill Graham Memorial Concert – San Francisco – 1991

From the first song with its tricky timing, through incredible harmonies and songs, songs, songs, Crosby Stills & Nash are towering giants in their genre. The blend of voices mesmerise as they expertly make one of the most difficult skills – singing live harmonies, seem effortless and easy. RIP Bill Graham. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Graham_(promoter) http://www.crosbystillsnash.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crosby,_Stills,_Nash_%26_Young