The Stones

R.I.P. Charlie Watts 1941 – 2021. Watts was an understated guy and an understated drummer. When the Stones played Slane Castle in Ireland in 1982, onlookers were amused to note that Charlie’s drum kit was smaller and less elaborate than that of the support act! Of course, a flamboyant drummer would have ruined the StonesContinue reading “The Stones”

A Festival of Squares

Belated recognition that one-size-fits-all music festivals suck.  However, bloke in this article is having a moan: “Festivals and weddings used to be one of the few places where different generations and different types of people came together. “I don’t think it’s like that any more and it’s a shame really. You go somewhere now and it’s specifically aimed at you andContinue reading “A Festival of Squares”