Song Lyric Sunday: The 27 Club – ‘Hellhound on my trail’

This week, Jim wants a song from an artiste who made the ultimate career move of dying at the age of 27. There are many more than I thought. Coincidence of course, but a little eerie all the same. I was aware of the usual triptych of my generation – Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and…

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…