Tag Archives: Nirvana

Can Nirvana beat X Factor to Christmas #1?

Bookmakers Ladbrokes have given Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ 4/1 odds of claiming the coveted UK Christmas #1 spot. Topping the list of Christmas #1 contenders this year include: X Factor’s Amelia Lily (7/2), Cast of The Only Way Is Essex (14/1) and … Continue reading

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When Rock Goes Acoustic – BBC Four

The sad passing of Bert Jansch yesterday reminded me of this great BBC Four program that was aired in early September 2011 called “When Rock Goes Acoustic”. The show features Johnny Marr, Joan Armatrading, Nuno Bettencourt, Robert Small, Albert Lee, … Continue reading

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RIP Eric Roche ~ 1967–2005

September 6th, 2011 marks the sixth anniversary of the sad passing of Eric Roche who died after a battle with throat cancer in 2005. I first saw Eric perform during a music trade show clinic, circa 2003, but had known … Continue reading

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20th anniversary edition of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ to be released

If you ever wanted an excuse to feel old, figure this. Some twenty years ago Nirvana released an album that would catapult them into the pop mainstream and launch the Seattle based punk band to mega stardom. Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ etched … Continue reading

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Amy Winehouse found dead, aged 27

Amy Winehouse, 27, was found dead at her home in Camden, north London today, Saturday, 23rd July 2011. A police spokesperson confirmed that a 27-year-old woman had died in Camden and that the cause of death was as yet unexplained. … Continue reading

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Acoustic Guitar Sing-A-Long Weekend #2

Bath Guitar School‘s acoustic guitar sing-a-long weekend with Richard Perkins is a fun two-day group based workshop. Particpants will learn three popular acoustic guitar driven songs chosen by the group prior to the workshop. The group will then perform the songs … Continue reading

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