Photograph: Mr Brainwash Street Art (London, August 2012)
(from The Whole Love, bonus disc)
Happy Birthday Jeff Tweedy, 45 Today!
Artist: Elvis Costello and the Attractions
Words/Music: Nick Lowe
Album: Armed Forces 1979
Photo: Anton Corbijn, 1977
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ELVIS COSTELLO, 58 Today!
"The Temptations were good once, but they’re not any more…"
The Faces cover I’m losing you (Live 1972)
More via the BigO blog of course
Love this, love this band. 90 seconds of pure indie pop perfection.
Out of Brighton. Where are they now?
James Felice, channeling the sonic heavenly light. And with brother Ian below.
…Creation records’ finest. Brilliant guitars, the antithesis of Dinosaur Jr or maybe like Dinosaur Jr on speed. Love this.
(from the album Where The Humans Eat, 2004)
(Photographs by Jon Southcoasting)
on the occasion of John’s 68th birthday (John is on the right, below, and Bert on the left)
…and as an added bonus, listen to the two at work on
(OKeh-8657 , 1928)
Happy Birthday Pops! Louis Armstrong would have been 111 yesterday.
charming and beautiful song
written for his two little daughters, C & W,
and played last night
at a lovely gig
at the Palmeira pub in Hove
available to download for free
on the excellent mini-album
'Sing All About It'
(Photograph by Jon Southcoasting)
Official OML website: http://www.oldmanluedecke.ca
(from Unknown Pleasures, 1979)
Streetart: Girl in the Joy Division t-shirt, from Brick Lane (London)
I saw this, and it reminded me of this - in colours and in sound
(today is London Street Art Day)
Illustration: Lee Gilwoo, East meets West (Korea)
from a superb Nashville concert recorded at their Rumours peak in 1977, still available to download for a short while from the BigO here