Thursday, March 17, 2022

New Substack newsletter - free to view

My new free-to-read Substack newsletter. Clown bikes and the risk of weight-related comedic collapses... #bromptonlife #bromptonbicycle

Friday, March 11, 2022

The Beatcroft Social as heard on 60 North Radio on 11 March.

Full playlist and link to the Mixcloud stream follows.

Monkees — Me and Magdalena
Monkees — Salesman
Sandy Denny — Who Knows Where the Time Goes?
David Bowie — Can’t Help Thinking About Me
Tori Amos — Winter
East End Friend — Shine
Sakert! — Allting Flyter
Rozi Plain — See My Boat
Richard Dawson — The Almsgiver
Martin Stephenson and the Daintees — We Are Storm
Kevin Coyne — Marlene
Red Guitars — Steeltown
Claire Lynch — All the Diamonds
Bruce Cockburn — Isn’t That what Friends Are For
RL Burnside— Shake ‘Em On Down
Paul Weller — The Soul Searchers
Joni Mitchell — A Case of You
The Black Crowes — Jealous Again
Kurt Vile — Like Exploding Stones
George Harrison — Isn’t It A Pity?
Jackson C Frank — Blues Run the Game
Nick Drake — Northern Sky
Paul Brady — Arthur McBride
Nick Lowe — Mama Said
Bruce Cockburn — Easter

Friday, March 04, 2022

The Beatcroft Social from 60 North Radio, as broadcast 4 March 2022

The Beatcroft Social from 4 March is streaming now on Mixcloud and also at the 60 North Radio Archive. Link at bottom of playlist.

Marvin Gaye — What’s Going On

Mary Gauthier — Mercy Now

Graham Parker — One Guitar

Willie Nile — Vagabond Moon

Elvis Costello — Brilliant Disguise

Patti Griffin — Stolen Car

Mystic Knights of the Sea — Johnny 99

Shawn Colvin — Tougher than the Rest

Bruce Springsteen — Adam Raised a Cain

Patti Scialfa — Spanish Dancer

Nils Lofgren — Man at the Top

Kid Canaveral — Low Winter Sun

Hook and Pull Gang — Pour It Down Your Throat

Stella’s Baby — Port of Amsterdam

Tom Waits — Bottom of the World

Just the Job — Fears of the Years

Jackson Browne — For a Dancer

The National — Bloodbuzz Ohio

Wet Leg — Angelica

Hamish Hawk — Bakerloo, Unbecoming

Nick Lowe — What’s so funny about Peace Love and Understanding

Lucinda Williams — Sweet Old World

Tom Paxton — Peace Will Come

Shelby Lynne, Alison Moorer — Not Dark Yet

Bob Marley — One Love/People Get Ready

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Mother Russia (On the Beach in Moscow, Ayrshire)

My new (free) Substack newsletter, Longish read, but comes complete with song...("Lenin, Trotsky, Stalin...the names roll off the tongue/Like Crosby Stills and Nash without Neil Young...")