Monthly Archives: May 2011

New Song Friday – The Words in Red

Hello again.  This week’s post is a recent song by American folk/blues/rock/punk artist Peter Case.  Case has been one of my favourites for 20 years or so and I first came across his music as I was beginning to play … Continue reading

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New Song Friday

Hello again friends.  Today I’ve got something rather different for you. Those of you who’ve known me for a while know that the word ‘bluegrass’ can easily appear as I talk about hymn arrangements, particularly when the hymn in question … Continue reading

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“Everybody wants to know why I sing…”

A number of weeks ago I was asked to give a short talk to the All Souls choir open rehearsal on the subject of why we sing.  I was given three minutes, took five, and found that I would have … Continue reading

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New Song Friday

So this week at the fortnightly prayer gathering at All Souls we had a more interesting time than usual.  We always spend some time singing together but on this week the computer we use to project the lyrics didn’t work.  … Continue reading

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New Song Friday

Hello friends. Today is not just a new song but an introduction to a bunch of new songs.  I was having a discussion earlier in the week about Bob Dylan and the “Christian-ness” of his music.  This is an episode … Continue reading

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