Category Archives: Music

My First…Cure Album

I make no apologies for today’s Memory. I have written before about my unrelenting love of The Cure and earlier this week I had the privilege of seeing them in the wonderful setting of the Royal Albert Hall. More significantly … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

The legal system in England can be a little strange. Broadly speaking, there are six levels of judges – magistrates, district judges, circuit judges and then judges of the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Before you qualify … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory – Part Two

Yes, I know it is Wednesday. Yes, I know I promised you this 48 hours ago. Even so, this is a musical memory with a difference. It is 20 years since Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ came out and, today, The Spectator are … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory – Part 1

If things work out as I have been told to expect, you’ll be getting two Musical Memories for the price of one today. A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be asked to contribute to The Spectator’s Arts … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

There are one or two records which have mysteriously disappeared from my collection over the years. One of them was given to me as a birthday present by my parents in 1981. I remember being completely taken with the lead … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

It isn’t often that I dislike a song on first hearing it, and then decide later that I love it. This is the first time that I can remember it happening, and it was an important moment, because it marked … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Musical Memory

I had a bit of a problem with today’s post, because the song I wanted to use doesn’t seem to be available on YouTube. So instead I’ve fallen back on one of my p-rock.tv favourites. You will recall that this … Continue reading

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