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Good music to listen to on U Tube

mw0njm.

A Brummie Dude
I love all music (not too much classical and certainly not opera) and can enjoy anything from 20s blues to something i heard the other day that has just been released. Music is so personal and appeals to us on lots of different levels. As long as you like it that’s all that matters!!
Lynn.
and me i turn up the volume and rip off the knob.
 

sospiri

Ex-pat Brummie
John,

Re: your post #219, we went to a funeral here of a Brit and stood a good few yards back from the graveside. The hearse drew up and he was interred, and then as we were all getting ready to go, the driver flung open the doors of the hearse and out blasted Gracie Fields singing "Wish me luck as you wave me goodbye". :)

Maurice :cool:
 

Johnfromstaffs

Johnfromstaffs
Thanks Pete,

in fact, I am no great lover of “Our Gracie”, but the story about the car was appealing, until I checked it out.

The Bentley, a 1947 Mark VI with an unique two door fixed head coupé body by Freestone and Webb and fitted with a cocktail cabinet and the wind up gramophone was actually owned by a Lancashire textile magnate and the use by Gracie has not been proved. What is worse is that it’s not even a particularly pretty design.

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This is it, with acknowledgement to Bernard King for the use of his front cover.

Heigh-ho.
 
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Astoness

TRUE BRUMMIE MODERATOR
Staff member
love the fortunes....great sounds :) ...this one just sprang to mind had the song in my head but could not think who sang it..in the end i gave up and used google....not very good quality but typical 60s


 

mw0njm.

A Brummie Dude
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Thanks Pete,

in fact, I am no great lover of “Our Gracie”, but the story about the car was appealing, until I checked it out.

The Bentley, a 1947 Mark VI with a unique two door fixed head coupé body by Freestone and Webb and fitted with a cocktail cabinet and the wind up gramophone was actually owned by a Lancashire textile magnate and the use by Gracie has not been proved. What is worse is that it’s not even a particularly pretty design.

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This is it, with acknowledgement to Bernard King for the use of his front cover.

Heigh-ho.
she had a rolls as well.
 

mw0njm.

A Brummie Dude
love the fortunes....great sounds :) ...this one just sprang to mind had the song in my head but could not think who sang it..in the end i gave up and used google....not very good quality but typical 60s


kites loverly lyn thanks
 
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guilbert53

master brummie
this one just sprang to mind had the song in my head but could not think who sang it..in the end i gave up and used google....not very good quality but typical 60s
A better quality version of Kites by Simon Dupree and the Big Sound with a lovely video.


Well I never knew that, originally recorded by the "Rooftop Singers"

 
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guilbert53

master brummie
Couple of Beatles "B" sides (beautiful ballads written by John) to show what a great band they were.

Song - "This Boy", the "B" side of "I Want to Hold Your Hand"


Song - Yes It Is, the "B" side of "Ticket To Ride"

 

Nico

master brummie
and me i turn up the volume and rip off the knob.
I would like to get my own back with a wind up gramaphone in the car against the boom boom basses that park outside throbbing away. It vibrates my nervous system and the house windows and we have a long frontage.My mate used to open his patio doors at lunch time so one wall was all open, and blast Maria Callas to the neighbours.
 

Johnfromstaffs

Johnfromstaffs
Each is entitled to his own, but it should be kept as his own, and not forcibly shared with other folks.

BTW - I loved “I got yow Bab” best laugh I’ve had for ages, especially the “Bab”, couldn’t be any more Brummy if it tried.
 

Johnfromstaffs

Johnfromstaffs
Maybe it’s about time for another British dance band from the 30s, and I’m sure if you don’t like them somebody will tell me to cease and desist. At least the one advantage of a 10” 78 is that it can’t have wasted more than about 3 1/2 minutes of your life.

It’s good ol’ Billy Cotton, but those who recall the gloopy outfit of the 50s/60s tv band shows may be surprised at the way this 1933 recording belts along. Sam Browne on the vocals, apparently, and at least a degree and a half better than Alan Breeze, the band’s longtime vocalist. As for his female vocalists, least said....

 
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BazzM

master brummie
Still having to Shield here in Scotland, but should be allowed to get out at the end of July, according to Nicola Sturgeon. Really looking forward to that. Thanks Pete, and keep up with the good music vids. Cheers, Barry.
 

mw0njm.

A Brummie Dude
Still having to Shield here in Scotland, but should be allowed to get out at the end of July, according to Nicola Sturgeon. Really looking forward to that. Thanks Pete, and keep up with the good music vids. Cheers, Barry.
thank you barry,

and me i had a phone call today. telling me although wales is open. I must stay local till august.
 
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