When Russ Conway was famous

Today in Oxfam I bought an LP solely on the strength of its cover. A social history of Britain in the 1950s all in one picture. Here it is.The record’s from 1958 and a decade on from the war we’re clearly still in the era of community singsongs where everyone will go to the pub […]

Liverpool International Music Festival, 2014

In which our writer, who can barely hear at the moment, goes to a Record Fair and a Music Festival. Confession time, I haven’t been feeling very well for well over two months now. Meaning that some of the larger events from this summer in Liverpool have gone entirely unobserved by this blog. I just […]

As time goes by: with Harry Nilsson on Roscommon Street

In which I walk the hills of North Liverpool, singing at the top of my voice! It’s very nearly a year now since I started buying LPs again and it’s going very well, thanks for asking. More new stuff is being put out on vinyl now it looks like it will outlast CDs, and recently […]