My Music

  laurie53 23:01 10 Apr 08
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I've just been watching the big O, Roy Orbison, and his backing included Elvis Costello, k d lang, Bruce Springsteen, Jerry Scheff, Mike Utley.

We're talking musicians here, not to everybody's taste I know, but like I keep saying, each to his own, and that's mine.

  belfman 23:03 10 Apr 08

and good for you!

  anskyber 23:06 10 Apr 08

k d lang, yes saw her live, about the only male there (!) Bruce Springsteen also excellent. But sorry the big O left me thinking how bad can he get?

  peter99co 11:46 11 Apr 08

Not my favourite but Mike Harding did become a good listen. He is more a presenter now is'nt he?
I am sure he was on a DAB channel I found once.
Just honest music,played for enjoyment not money or great fame.

  laurie53 20:02 11 Apr 08

Sorry, not sure of the connection to Mike Harding?

Thought he was a DJ. Was he once a musician

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 23:59 11 Apr 08

Mike Harding

ex comedian / folk musician, similar to Billy Connerly without the bad language.

His shows in the late seventies were very funny.

  Brumas 00:20 12 Apr 08

"It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale.
Spurs don't fit right on me clogs.
Yee-haa
It's hard being a cowboy in Rochdale,
'Cause people laugh when I ride past on our Alsatian dog"

They don't write lyrics like that anymore!

Just to look at him made me laugh, the singing was a bonus and you can't say fairer than that!

  Kev.Ifty 00:42 12 Apr 08

You mentioned Elvis Costello. There are sooo many songs/tracks that warrant recognition. Thank goodness for youtube.... Pump it up. click here

(I Dont Want To Go To) Chelsea
click here

My favourite 'Alison' click here

Sorry if you aint an Elvis fan! :-)

  Pineman100 17:01 13 Apr 08

I'm certainly an Elvis fan.

The *real* Elvis: click here

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