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Slow burners

Slow burners

There's a saying in the music business - "Don't bore us, get to the chorus!" This is particularly true in the pop world, where it's all about...

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Musical Losses…

Musical Losses…

Sticking with my current musical theme, but with with a much more sombre twist, the last couple of weeks have seen the loss of three musical greats...

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A trip to the beach…

A trip to the beach…

Today's magic intros are a bit of a cheat. Two of them are very short and the third song doesn't really have any kind of intro at all. However, all...

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All about the bass…

All about the bass…

Today's magic intro songs get the ball rolling with some distinctive bass guitar work - the first two using descending runs on the bass to kick...

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More magic…

More magic…

Continuing on the magic intro theme, today we're thinking about those songs that announce their arrival with an electrifying blast on the electric...

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The magic intro…

The magic intro…

You know, I'm enjoying this little spell of musical stuff here. So much so that I'm going to keep on doing it. Today, it's all about the Magic...

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Industrial Metal…

Industrial Metal…

Well, having admitted to my occasional fondness for country music, I feel I had better return to one of my other musical favourites. This one is...

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Guilty Pleasures…

Guilty Pleasures…

Continuing the musical theme which has taken hold around here, there is one genre of popular music that I didn't mention in my post the other day....

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Can I see a Show of Hands?

Can I see a Show of Hands?

As many of you who know me are probably aware, my musical tastes are pretty wide-ranging and can be a bit eclectic. Alongside heavy rock/heavy...

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Reach out…

Reach out…

Some songs only really work when performed by their original artists or in some particular version that becomes the classic one that everyone loves...

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