Cromford's Assortment 0016

On This Day (9th July) ~~ Little Song Lost: ‘Forever’s Only Seven Letters Long’ (demo) ~~ Musical DNA-matching: two simultaneous versions of ‘Make It Easy On Yourself’ ~~ Bespoke Folk: ‘Maunderers All’ (album track), ‘Othello’ (live busk), ‘The Barley &amp…

Cromford's Assortment 0015

New submarine drama, 'Forever Blowing Bubbles' (FBB) ~~ On This Day (2nd July) ~~ How quaint was 'Any Day Now'? ~~ I'm In A Ditty, Get Me Out Of Here: 'Sleeping Dog' (1) ~~ FBB episode: 'Aquatic Anguish' ~~ IIAD,GMOOH…

Cromford's Assortment 0014

On This Day (25th June) ~~ I'm In A Ditty, Get Me Out Of Here: 'On The Turn Of A Word' (1) ~~ Silly Quickie: Tape Hiss Theatre ~~ IIAD,GMOOH: 'On The Turn Of A Word' (2) ~~ Serious moment…

Cromford's Assortment 0013

On This Day (18th June) ~~ Two CSN demos: 'Helplessly Hoping' & 'Marrakesh Express' ~~ I'm In A Ditty, Get Me Out Of Here: 'Calvary Song' (1) ~~ Bob Newhart (not the Driving Instructor sketch) ~~ IIAD,GMOOH: 'Calvary Song' (2)…

Cromford's Assortment 0012

A little reminder ~~ On This Day (11th June) ~~ I'm In A Ditty, Get Me Out Of Here (IIAD,GMOOH): 'Film' (1) ~~ Delivery Harry, Act One ~~ IIAD,GMOOH: 'Film' (2) ~~ Delivery Harry, Act Two ~~ IIAD,GMOOH: 'Film' (3)…

Cromford's Assortment 0011

China: a spade IS a spade ~~ On This Day (4th June) ~~ News extra ~~ Ten formative musical moments ~~ 1: Lennon, McCartney ~~ 2: Bacharach ~~ 3: Holst ~~ 4: Van Leer ~~ 5: Oldfield ~~ 6: Gabriel…

Cromford's Assortment 0010

Road Trip 1: setting off ~~ On This Day (28th May) ~~ Road Trip 2: critics ~~ Once upon a time in Germany (I) ~~ A well-used folk tune (featuring Martin Carthy & The Byrds) ~~ Road Trip 3: in-car…

Cromford's Assortment 0009

An apology ~~ On This Day (21st May -- including Gratuitous Dig at China) ~~ The Schoolmaster (Rowan Atkinson) ~~ Patacake and the 12.5" Reflectors perform 'What Are You Pouting For?' ~~ Try Before You Buy: 'Lost In Music' by…

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Fey Old Bird ~~ On This Day (14th May) ~~ Daft Old Bird ~~ You can write a song (including 'Blacknotes' by Graham Nash) ~~ I wrote a song (1 : chords) ~~ Soppy Old Bird ~~ Who was Mr…

Cromford's Assortment 0007

On this day (7th May) ~~ A Deep Space Thingy, 1: Marriott gets busy ~~ On The Trot: 'Fortune Teller' by Benny Spellman ~~ Archive radio spot: the bladdered commentator ~~ A Deep Space Thingy, 2: Patacake gets excited ~~…

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On this day (30th April) ~~ Posh demo: 'You Don't Have To Cry' (Crosby Stills & Nash) ~~ Goon Show excerpt ('The Affair Of The Lone Banana') ~~ On The Trot: 'This Generation' by Roachford ~~ Twelve-Minute Tale: 'The Holiday…

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Warning (unseemly noises) ~~ On this day (23rd April) ~~ Bits of Busk (1 : 'Home At Number Nine', 'Amethyst - Moonstone') ~~ Serious talking:- really, let's get through this ~~ Bits of Busk (2 : 'Spending Sixpence', 'Walk Away…