Monday, 6 December 2021

Hawkwind - Do Not Panic - Documentary Full


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Glyn Johns - Talks about working with Led Zep,The Who, Beatles & more Part1/2 - Radio Broadcast 1982


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BEATLES: “It looks like it was just shot yesterday.”


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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

HOW CLOSE STEPHEN SONDHEIM?
West Side Story lyrics
A Little Night Music(Claude Debussy)
Sweeney Todd(play on West End/movie with Johnny Depp)
A Walk in the Park With George(Seurat)
Company(filmed play)
With wit,humanity and whimsy,his wordplay animated my growing
Spark of genius,with variety of influences
Happily,the new version of West Side Story will re-invigorate his followers
All those who worked with him praised his name
He animated contemporary musicals,lyrically and animatedly
He cannot be forgotten-we will always watch his productions
No matter whose hands mutilate his uniqueness
Stephen Sondheim?THE BEST!

GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: Arthur Brown - Nightmare (1968)

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Sunday, 5 December 2021

PLAYLIST: 17-10-2021 – SHOW 432 – Moby Grape


 17-10-2021 – SHOW 432 – Moby Grape

 Kutiman: Majan

Not my God: Ashes
Punkles: And Your Bird can Sing
Moby Grape: Indifference
Moby Grape: Rose Coloured Eyes
Vanishing Twin: Phase One Million
Faust: Vorsatz
Rose Windows: This Shroud
The Beastie Boys: Picture This
Uman: Memoire Vive
Moby Grape: Never
The Amorphous Androgynous feat Peter Hammil: Psych Recap
Oceanhorse: From Hell to Oblivion
Lyra Pramuk: Everything is Beautiful and Alive
Virginia Wing: Magooww
Kuunatic: Tītián
WH Lung: Showstopper
Saint Etienne: Pond House
Neil Young: Cowgirl in the Sand
Deliluh: Amulet B
Meridian Brothers: Il Conjunto Media Luna
Lea McIntosh: Tennessee Hurricane
Moby Grape: Now I Know High
Moby Grape: Apocalypse
David Crosby: I’d Swear There was Somebody Here



THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

"IS THERE LIFE ON MARS?"(David Bowie)
Our eye's skies peer pre-telescopes
To the naked eye-Moon appears
like a white  apple in the hands of space children.
So all our science fiction builds Moon Bases-
as stepping stones to Mars,next on our horizon.
Dust of Libyan deserts in STAR WARS.Cameras on Mars
report once water,but now just dust.We adjust-
having to play god by creating plant life/making water..
We ask-where on Earth are such difficult conditions?
NO WORRIES!With climate chaos,and eternal drought
EVERYWHERE will boast Somali,Yemen,Palestinian,Iraqi climate extremes.
Mars will come to us before we make it to Mars.The God of War
strikes down human adventurers.We need -the Goddess of Waters -to heal..
Blue Planet Gaia calling to Red Planet Mars-COOL DOWN!CHILL!
We are coming soon.Billionaire flights ,until..

Leonard Cohen is still a man for our times

 Five years after his death, Leonard Cohen is more than ever a man for our times

Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohenperforms at the Glastonbury Festival 2008 in Somerset, southwest England on June 29, 2008.

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GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: Beautiful singing in a Polynesian church

Being Sunday I always post sacred music. The name of the deity may change, or even the deity Him/Herself but the spirit remains the same  







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Friday, 3 December 2021

Gonzo 475-6

THE DIGGING A PONY ISSUE
This magazine continues to go off on strange tangents that I never expect, but I am very happy to see it do so. What is in this week? 120 pages of The Beatles, ummm more Beatles, Pete Loveday, Covid riots, Smeg from King Kurt, Kemetstry, Flooded Hallways, Big Haz, Hanging Stars, and oodles more.
And there are radio shows from Mack Maloney and Friday Night Progressive, AND Merrell Fankhauser, Mr Biffo, Puls8 Radio, and the Real Music Club, AND Strange Fruit, there is a column from Kev Rowland, and C.J Stone but Mr Biffo, and Neil Nixon, are on hiatus. There is also a collection of more news, reviews, views, interviews and dibblers who have got the blues (OK, nothing to do with tiny marsupials who are listening to the new Bob Dylan album, but I got carried away with things that rhymed with OOOOS) than you can shake a stick at. And the best part is IT's ABSOLUTELY FREE!!!
..And the last few issues are:
All issues from #70 can be downloaded at www.gonzoweekly.com if you prefer. If you have problems downloading, just email me and I will add you to the Gonzo Weekly dropbox. The first 69 issues are archived there as well. Information is power chaps, we have to share it!
You can download the magazine in pdf form HERE:

SPECIAL NOTICE: If you, too, want to unleash the power of your inner rock journalist, and want to join a rapidly growing band of likewise minded weirdos please email me at jon@eclipse.co.uk The more the merrier really. 

Heather Mccartney IMITATING Yoko ono after hearing her SCREECHING 😂


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Word Podcast 426: Sondheim, the Band Aid recording and the first F-word on record


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COMING THIS WEEKEND


 

GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: David Essex - Hold me close 1975

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Thursday, 2 December 2021

THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

NAVAJO SAY THERE ARE NOT MANY TRULY HUMAN BEINGS
They may be in human skin-but they fail to breathe /love/give deeply
Subsisting on shallowness and thin stories..We learn as we grow
Release as we go..Gain depth as we know more Mysteries unfold..
Vision Quests important.Epiphanies necessary.Revelations daily.
Lotus is love,in all its skin petal flowering.Even roses have thorns.
Pain teaches us avoidance-and Respect for suffering(others)
There is no comforting quietist philosophy.Ask Rumi/Tolle.
Perhaps we are here to learn .May take lifetimes.In one breath.

NIAMH: Bands I Don't Get/Like Or Simply Overrated!


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T’is the season to go see Rick Wakeman

 Rick Wakeman takes festive tour to Bexhill and Southampton | Hastings and St. Leonards Observer

Rick Wakeman is finally able to take his Christmas show on tour again this year. By Phil Hewitt. Wednesday, 1st December 2021, 11:03 am.

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More from YESterdays

 Yes, "Damaged World" from 'The Quest' (2021): YESterdays - Something Else Reviews

How does something that initially convincing Steve Howe and Jon Davison to pursue an album project during informal pre-quarantine sessions end up ...

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Wednesday, 1 December 2021

GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: The Beatles Get Back - Old Brown Shoe

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THOM THE WORLD POET: The Daily Poem

  

Rob Ayling, yer Gonzo Grande Fromage, writes:

"Thom the World poet is an old mate of mine from way back in my history. Even pre-dating Voiceprint, when I was running "Otter Songs" and Thom's poetry tapes and guest appearances with Daevid Allen, Gilli Smyth and Mother Gong are well known and highly regarded. It just felt right to include a daily poem from Thom on our Gonzo blog and when I approached him to do so, he replied within seconds!!! Thom is a great talent and just wants to spread poetry, light and positive energy across the globe. If we at Gonzo can help him do that - why not?"

WHEN ONE OF US GOES
THERE IS A HOLE IN THE AIR
We are not there to fill.No one else can(nor will..
This is also true for friends and affiliates
Those close to those close to us
We knew them--as extra links
in our life of smiling continuance
While the hole is less(and less obvious)
We recall both their loss and absence
as well as the shadow it leaves
upon those they loved /held close to .We grieve
with you and for you,and send our heart songs
to the window of your eyes  and the open door of your ears
So you may know we are still with you in this leaving process.
Age and health hold each of us in sway
We honor you(and those you love).It will always be this way..

Leonard Cohen versus the Beatles

 Leonard Cohen on The Beatles: "They Didn't Seem To Be Essential To The Nourishment I Craved"

So, like all things in Leonard Cohen's universe, when it comes to his opinion of The Beatles, there's no black or white, just a nuanced shade of ...

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Cropredy returns

 Fairport Convention's Cropredy Festival reveals amazing line-up | Oxford Mail

Cropredy Festival was set up and is still run by the folk-rock band Fairport Convention who are still based close to the site near Banbury. The event ...

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Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Rick Wakeman: The fine line between grumpy and angry

 Rick Wakeman Details the 'Fine Line Between Grumpy and Angry' - Ultimate Classic Rock

Yes keyboardist Rick Wakeman discussed being cranky, and his long friendship with Queen's Brian May, in a 2021 UCR interview.

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Monday, 29 November 2021

GONZO TRACK OF THE DAY: Here Comes The Sun (2019 Mix)

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Most of this blog is related in some way to the music, books and films produced by Gonzo Multimedia, but the editor has a grasshopper mind and so also writes about all sorts of cultural issues which interest him, and which he hopes will interest you as well.