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Walk on by

My two favourite (and on paper, improbable) versions. The former is very Morricone-ish; the latter funky punkish. BURT BACHARACHEnnio MorriconeHal Davidisaac hayesmusicthe stranglerswalk on by

Booker T Jones

A lifelong ambition to see Booker T live came to fruition this past weekend. This was no master lazily going through the “greatest hits” motions but a whistle-sharp musical genius taking us on the amazing Stax journey and surrounded with younger extremely talented musicians and vocalists doing justice to foundational songs — Knock on Wood and…

The Glance of Music: Ennio Morricone Documentary

I’m very much looking forward to viewing this documentary (first video) on the genius that is Ennio Morricone. At 87 he’s still going strong and is sharp as a whistle. To my mind, he’s the most Wagnerian of 20th Century composers. Beyond the Morricone-Leone collaboration only one other classic collaboration springs  to mind and that’s the Herzog-Popol Vuh-(Florian Fricke)…