Starting a new feature today, a spin off from the Mystery Hall of Fame – Head To Head, where artists and bands of similar pedigree are featured head-to-head, and you decide which you like best!
The second decade of the 21st century seems to be a good time for singer/songwriters and there’s none better than Luthea Salom. After a very exciting year 2011, in which she won the “CrankYour Cred” award for the month of June, could she be set for a major breakthrough in 2012? In February her third…Read More
At last I get around to presenting a song, that I have wanted to do for a few months now. It was Sev that gave me the idea (he might just remember if his memory is any better than mine). Blue Mink was a British five-piece pop group, that existed from 1969 to 1974. Over…Read More
Rumer will release an album of cover versions called “Boys don’t Cry” in May 2011. The album will be a compilation of Rumers interpretations of “little known” 70s songs by such famous artists as Ritchie Havens, Isaac Hayes, Tim Hardin, Paul Williams, Stephen Bishop, John Sebastian and others. Realising that she wouldn’t be able to…Read More
Michael Hossack (pictured on the left), best known as drummer of the Doobie Brothers, has passed away at the age of 65 after losing a battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his family. John was a member of the Doobies from 1971 to 1973, and featured on “Listen To The Music” and rejoined them…Read More
On the eve of the Grammy presentation the news stunned the music world: Soul Diva Whitney Houston was found dead in a hotel room in Beverly Hills. The singer, who had made a substantial contribution to Mystery Lyrics, was 48 years of age. At the moment of writing, the cause of her death isn’t known.
Whitney is best known for her hit “I Will Always Love You” from the film “The Bodyguard” which rocketed her to stardom. It was arguably her best moment, as medication and alcohol seemd to take hold of her life.
Februarys Mystery Lyrics Presentation was If (When You Go) by Judie Tzuke, based on the poem If by Rudyard Kipling. Judie leapt to fame at the end of the seventies with her hit “Stay With Me Till Dawn” which hit the UK Top Twenty and was recently voted into the top 50 Singles of all time by listeners in the UK.
This months choice however was a lot newer. It was originally released on the “Moonball On A Mirror” album in 2010 and is also featured on the live LP “October Road”
What follows below is written through my eyes and my memory. I hope you all enjoy this and most of all feel the passion that many of us have shared over the last decade. Thank you Hugy for making this all possible ! I awoke on what I remember as a beautiful, warm Sunday morning…Read More