The music went on in Mega Mart Nha Trang, and suddenly I found myself in the middle of the 1970s.
I check my phone. No, September 16th, 2020, by all accounts, and morning time here in the Socialist Republic.
And for the employees, it was just a jump to the left, and a step to the right…
You’ll hear about it in songs, and stories, but it never happens, does it?
Receiving the fabled message in a bottle, that is. Well it happened to me recently.
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There’s nothing wrong with faking your own death. You get into trouble when you start making people pay for it.
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This comic audio series, with its strong New Zealand influence, is a welcome change to the teeming US-influenced content on offer.
Featuring Jemaine Clement (Lord Joseph Banks), Lawrence Arabia (Solander) and Jonathan Brugh (Narrator). Written and directed by Duncan Sarkies. Music by Lawrence Arabia. Original artwork by Stephen Templer.
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Via a friend, who sent the link with this explanation;
Ernest Ranglin pretty much invented Ska guitar playing. Most famous for his guitar playing on ‘Little’ Millie Small’s ‘My Boy Lollipop’ in the early ’60s. He’s also played guitar for Prince Buster, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Jimmy Cliff & a heap of others This is the album of his I have entitled “Below The Baseline” – an amazing performer. Saw him when he supported Massive Attack & Horace Andy back in the early ’90s .
Heard via RNZ National recently. A nice piece of Americana from Back In The Day ( 1971 );
From my buddy the musical adventurer, who writes,
‘probably my favourite post-punk band”