Song Lyric Sunday: Dawn/Noon/Dusk/Midnight – ‘After Midnight’

Times of day is Jim’s theme this week, so here’s a fine song – in an exceptionally good version – by the man they used to call ‘God’ After midnight, we’re gonna let it all hang down. After midnight, we’re gonna chug-a-lug and shout. We’re gonna stimulate some action; We’re gonna get some satisfaction. We’re…

Song Lyric Sunday: Think – ‘Badge’

It didn’t take too much…er, thought…to come up with a song to match Helen’s theme of ‘Think’ for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday. Not surprisingly, Arethe Franklin’s ‘Think’ sprang to mind first, but ‘oui, mais non’ as they say in France. A close second, however, is this classic from Cream, featuring L’Angelo Misterioso  – a…

My Music Lexicon: C is for Cream (and Cohen)

Until I was about fifteen years old I never realised that you could make music up as you go along. I mean, who knew? Virtually all my exposure to music was through records or the radio – which just played records. ‘Pop’ music came in neat two and a half minute packages that always sounded…