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Ken Bruce's Tracks Of My Years
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oldraver



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PostPosted: Fri May 03, 2019 11:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You have to listen to it, (the Nancy Wilson) Schiz. Or at least, a few seconds of it. Boulder To Birmingham and Angel From Montgomery are sublime, as well as the better known songs in her choices. I want to see Wild Rose, which Jessie is brilliant in, according to Mark Kermode.

I've enjoyed Anthony Horowitz's TOMY this week, too. He comes across well, as you would expect from someone who gave us Foyle's War!

And of course, one of his tracks was 21st Century...
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PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 12:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Raver: I've just listened to the Nancy Wilson version. It is indeed pretty awful. I'd like to throw it off the Tallahatchee Bridge.
The Nina Simone song Sinnerman is wonderful.

By the way, Mr Horowitz' song was not 21st Century Schizoidman but In The Court Of The Crimson King!
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PostPosted: Sun May 05, 2019 3:10 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

So it was, Schiz! I can only put it down to senility, as it's the stand out track on the album!
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Caught up with and thoroughly enjoyed listening to Eddie and Brian Holland choosing their songs for this programme. Cool
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Excellent stuff. As was the Joe Brown TOMY.
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 6:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Heard Ken just as Tracks Of My Years had finished. He announced that next week's guest would be Don Black doing a special TOMY ahead of his final show on Sunday 4th October. I think he said he'd been on previously but I may have misheard as I was driving at the time.

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