30-Day Song Challenge: Days 7-12

Right then, here is the second instalment of my contribution to the current 30-Day Song Challenge.7. A song to drive to: ‘Born To Be Wild’ “Get your motor running” Never having driven myself, I couldn’t say for certain what would be suitable for this category. However, this one needs no introduction and always reminds me…

Song Lyric Sunday: Unity – ‘We Can Be Together’

We have to thank Felicia Denise for coming up with this week’s theme of ‘Unity’ for Helen’s Song Lyric Sunday challenge. This time I’ve followed my preferred route of going with the first song that came to mind when I saw the prompt. In this case it’s the opening track on Jefferson Airplane’s 1969 album…

My Music Lexicon: J is for Joplin (and Jefferson Airplane)

The first time I heard (or even heard of) Janis Joplin was on the BBC’s classical music station, Radio 3. Back in 1968, it also brodcast ball-by-ball cricket commentary on England test matches. It being the school holidays and I being a bit of a nerd, I was planning to score the upcoming test match…