Tuesday, 22 October 2013

Songs With Choirs

Funnily enough i am not too keen on choirs....the choir at the Gram Parsons Tribute Night were truly awful to my ears but every single review or comment I have seen have said they were wonderful so what do I know...

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  1. Previously on the blog:
    Any thoughts on dates for a blog get together?

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    1. I'd suggest late November or early December before the "Festive" menus kick in. Alternatively forget the food. Probably better an afternoon kick-off for those travelling a distance.

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  2. Are these two posts related?
    Coz if he's bringing his choral chums I'm no coming.

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    1. What's wrong with The Pacemaker Choir?

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  3. Go West ~ Pet Shop Boys.... Mainstream enough?

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    1. Brian & Michael?

      This had St Winnifred's School Choir on it if I remember correctly.

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    2. What shite is appearing on Farcebook this lunchtime?

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    3. Sorry, I must apologise and put that another way... What repeated shite is appearing on Farcebook this lunchtime?

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  4. Most popular is Rolling Stones then Elbow tyhen Red Hot Chilli Peppers. I think...at a quick count.

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    1. Well you can't always get what you want (;-)

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    2. Norrie, you've always been a gentleman where "they" are concerned. Could you ask the question of the dark side why they blindly post a repeat request without stopping to see if it has already been asked for previously?

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    3. I have often wondered about that Prof - I suspect it is people on mobile phones (is that still the correct term I probably should say smartphones) and the effort of scrolling back on a tiny wee screen...

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    4. The phone may be smarter than the user (:-)

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  5. C'mon, Paolo, a bit of social convening required here. I sure can't wait to see KT Tunstall's guitar.

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    1. She's supposed to have a lovely jumbo

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  6. No choirs on choirs night - you couldn't make it up.

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      Glen,

      It is my sad duty to inform you that this building has been reduced to rubble.

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    2.  
      Now some callous bastard is playing Another Brick in the Wall


      Thank God for the OFF button.

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  7. I noticed the other day. They gave us a tour round and lunch a few weeks back. It brought back some memories.

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  8. Just a thought, but seein as a fair number of us no longer listen tae Get It On Again, why do we no look for another show tae worship?

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    1. Many people worship The Duke of Edinburgh. On the plus side, if it didn't work out it wouldn't be a long-term commitment.

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    2. Rachooky isnae a show though, or is he? We shid be telt

      What about the Ann Diamond blog? Or the Cymru ane? Norrie would get away with his typos on that one!

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      Sorry, just switching off U2


      Have I missed anything?

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    4. Yip. Bar wick Green's been on

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    5. the Archers has gone down the pan too.

      I listen to Roddy Hart on Alison again, but I can't see it supplying enough for us to talk about.

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    6. Now, if it had been his older brother Tony....
      Billy and I are fair enjoying "Sounds of the 80s".

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    7. I'm not convinced Tony was that great on radio either

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    8. Oh I dont know.
      The banter between him and Morph was up there with that produced by our hero and PB.

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    9. I'm trying very hard to forgive Roddy Hart for not turning up to sing at Coda Records one RSD...I'd have been more forgiving had I not had a monumental hangover that day and the other turns weren't that great. He was in Sunshine On Leith...which I saw on Friday and enjoyed...not great but pretty good. Always slightly irritating when the accents aren't quite right. LouiseJuliefromEdinburgh'spal and I turned to each other as we were making our way back to the car and both said..."you'd never take that route from Morningside to the station"! Jx

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    10. I'd like to like Roddy's singing voice better than I do, it's too clean, no raw edge or depth - however, he did a superb job putting together the Roaming Roots Review for CC this year and I'm very much looking forward to next year's California Dreaming one.
      Also, he was at the Tom Petty concert and he once replied to me on Twitter, so he's one of my top friends.

      But not as top as the bloggers obviously.

      (And I don't want to offend Julie, she don't half bear a grudge - I'm sure I heard that story a year ago or more and he's still not forgiven. xox)

      I thankfully managed to miss Sunshine on Leith, but instead went to Romeo and Juliet. Line of the night was from the noisy group of girls who'd clearly come not to brush up on their Shakespeare but to ogle Romeo: - 'Aww, don't tell me he's gonnae die!'

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    11. SOL sounds like Taggart. You'd need the Tardis to follow some of their routes through Glasgow.

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    12. I believe some cab drivers can match those routes..

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  9. Well, I managed to get through that week of FB posts and there was quite a stramash richt enuff. Loads of "love the show, Steve" posts to wade through though.
    Not too happy about that bloke Porter nicking my VOR monniker though (or was I the TVOR?) I noticed EZ kept his head down throughout. He was no doubt sipping cocoa with Norrie in the shelter waiting for things to blow over.

    Mac - I dont think you should duck out. Stick in there.

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    1. I dont take dairy produce so no cocoa for me.

      In fairness I know nothing about prog so kept out of it.

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  10. I'm keeping out of the misheard lyrics since my latest one is that Daft Punk single where they sing about moving up on Mexican budgies...I've heard that song umpteen times a day at work for the last umpteen months so I don't want to hear it again. Jx

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    1. I was checking the theme on Upcoming Programmes and got a terrible fright from that Ross Macfadyen's photo.

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