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The Great Mystery Lyrics Quiz

10 lines from 10 famous songs. But can you identify the song in question? This quiz is inspired by Mystery Lyrics, an email game presented every day, where you are asked to identify a song and artist based on a clue and a line or two of the song text. Unlike this quiz, you are

Cultured Pearls

The Cultured Pearls song “Silverball” was presented on Mystery Lyrics on Tuesday August 1st, 2017. The clue was: If moving to the European Continent has taught me one thing, it is that the privilege of making good music is not reserved for British and American musicians alone. There is, for example, some fine music being

The Rainbirds

The Rainbirds are a Post “New Wave” Rock Band from Germany who had a massive hit in their home country in 1987 called “Blueprint”. In spite of two excellent albums released in the mid eighties they were unable to repeat the success of Blueprint and are somewhat wrongly considered a “One Hit Wonder” The end

Bridget Kearney – Won’t Let You Down

This week on the turntable is the new album from Bridget Kearney, who promises not to let us down. Bridget is probably better known to most of us as bassist with the soul-pop combo Lake Street Dive, where she tends to stay more in the background. Now she has decided to move into the limelight

Remembering Rick Parfitt

2016 is staying true to itself right through to the bitter end. On Christmas Eve Rick Parfitt of Status Quo passed away at the age of 68 due to an infection incurred after an operation to his shoulder. It was somewhat ironic that he should pass away in this manner after surviving three heart attacks.