Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 4/30/19

I came across, “Cold Kisses” and was impressed by it. “Cold Kisses” is on Richard Thompson's album, “Action Packed,” which was released in 2001. The album is a retrospective look at Thompson's time with Capitol Records and brings together songs from each of the albums that he recorded for that label. https://youtu.be/GrVNJhKGekA Here I am… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 4/30/19

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 3/17/19

  per wikipedia: Richard Thompson's Front Parlour Ballads is the eleventh studio album by Richard Thompson, released in 2005, was a literally homemade album. Thompson's aim was to create an album that sounded small and intimate. Thompson had a small studio built in his garage at home and recorded the tracks onto his laptop computer,… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 3/17/19

Coloring Club · music

Coloring Club Plus — 3/15/19

  Beeswing first appeared on 1994's “Mirror Blue”. It is also on “Acoustic Classics.” wikipedia says: Acoustic Classics is the fifteenth solo studio album by British singer/songwriter Richard Thompson. It was released by Beeswing Records via Proper Records on 21 July 2014 in the UK and 22 July 2014 in the USA...According to the album… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 3/15/19

Coloring Club · music · Uncategorized

Coloring Club Plus — 2/9/19

Today is another Richard & Linda Thompson offering, this one from their "Pour Down Like Silver" CD.  This one has Linda singing it.  "Dimming of the Day" is a song I first heard sung by Bonnie Raitt, who does an excellent cover, but I didn't know who had written it.  Richard Thompson wrote the song,… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 2/9/19

Coloring Club · music · Uncategorized

Coloring Club Plus — 2/8/19

This morning's listening was to Richard and Linda Thompson's CD, "Shoot Out the Lights". from wikipedia:  Shoot Out the Lights is the sixth and final album by British husband-and-wife rock duo Richard and Linda Thompson. It was produced by Joe Boyd and released in 1982 on his Hannibal label. A critically acclaimed work, AllMusic's Mark… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 2/8/19

music · Song Lyric Sunday

Song Lyric Sunday — Last Shift

image link The theme for Song Lyric Sunday is last. In my search for the chosen song, I ran across this one. Had never heard it before, but I absolutely LOVE Richard Thompson, as a songwriter, singer, and guitarist. This is a very sad and political song. I dedicate it to Coal Miners and Their… Continue reading Song Lyric Sunday — Last Shift

Gypsies · Irish heritage · netflix

The Other Way

image link Serendipity.  I just finished watching Season 4 of Peaky Blinders, the Netflix original.  The Peaky Blinders were an actual gang in England in the 1890’s, named for the razors they sewed into the brims of their caps to blind their opponents when the razors slashed capillary-rich foreheads so the blood ran into their… Continue reading The Other Way

love · music · remembrance

1952 Vincent Black Lightning

image linkimage link Years ago a friend of mine gave me a mix tape with this song on it.  It tells a burning love story that has no end.  The kind of love that usually crashes and burns. One day in 2006 I met my "young James".  'Tis true, my heart did thump at remembering… Continue reading 1952 Vincent Black Lightning