Posts Tagged ‘Ray Davies’

It’s all about the song and thank gawd for a new generation of singer-songwriters- for some reason, mainly female- like the fantastic Fiona Bevan, 15-year-old Billie Marten, Kaya etc- who write intelligent lyrics with all the right hooks to draw you in and keep you happily imprisoned in their songs. These singer-songwriters also understand the [...]

A friend of mine sent me a link to John Denver singing his own song, Leaving On A Jet Plane, first a hit for Peter, Paul and Mary in the Sixties, then, Chantal Kreviazuk. and, most recently, was recorded by the Cast of Glee. The yard goes on forever- and so does a great song. [...]

When it comes to opening a club, bar or restaurant, it’s location, location, location. In music, its the song, song, song written by storytellers- and being a musical storyteller is something and someone who can never be replaced. Musical stories don’t exactly have to be Shakespeare, either. They can be quite primal, and to the [...]

Some call him The Reefometer and though he has lived through being The World’s Most Elegant Human Being and all who have been in his presence over the years, still marvel at the fact that he remains alive, Keith Richards, remains the most charismatic man in Rock. (Source: Ning) Forget age, because like Bowie, Springsteen [...]

When I heard that Hong Kong singer Sandy Lam was asking HK$700,000 to perform three songs using MMO- Music Minus One, I had to ask for a bucket while friends helped me off the floor. Sandy Lam is my favorite local/Hong Kong singer and has been for many years as she can really sing. She [...]