Friday, October 09, 2015

Preparation through compilation...

Yo Yo Ma - Vivaldi's Cello
Sor - Guitar Duets, Vol. 1
Eric Carmen - All By Myself
Asia/Boston - Winning Combinations
Sarah MacDougall - Across the Atlantic
Various - Dub
The Tragically Hip - The Tragically Hip
Cloudland Blue Quartet - The Leonard Cohen EP
Cloudland Blue Quartet - The Dakota Starman EP
Alice Cooper - Hollywood Vampires
Various - October Hit Singles

Good skies this morning...

...and a new baby, chum Paula's, was introduced to the Billion Dollar Baby's head...

A fruitless, apart from the exercise, walk to Fopp at lunchtime...

In the afternoon, the feeding station was being enjoyed by a squirrel and observed by the Exec Producer...

In the evening, after some tasty chicken with roast potatoes and excellent shredded cabbage (I do like excellent shredded cabbage), I had planned some possible portions of these...

However, correspondence with brother-in-law Bobby... the weekend's celebrations re sister-in-law Jane's birthday tomorrow, prepped for today by Olly and Kitty...

...led to your correspondent setting about compiling a playlist of 51 October hit singles, from Ken Dodd's "Tears", number one on 10/10/65, through to Demi Lovato's "Cool For The Summer", a current hit apparently, which features in Kitty's present top ten...

Here's the full list of artists featured...

You might like to work out who had an October hit in which year...

Bryan Adams
Alice Cooper
Bay City Rollers
The Beach Boys
David Bowie
The Buggles
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Ken Dodd
Duran Duran
Electric Light Orchestra
The Emotions
David Essex
Aretha Franklin
Dario G
Girls Aloud
The Jam
Elton John
Avril Lavigne
Huey Lewis & The News
Demi Lovato
Maria McKee
Kylie Minogue
James Morrison
The Move
Freda Payne
Katy Perry
Pet Shop Boys
Eric Prydz
The Rembrandts
Scissor Sisters
Spice Girls
Rod Stewart
Meghan Trainor
Shania Twain
Tears For Fears
Robbie Williams
Amy Winehouse

...then again, you might not...

Other than that, a new drama was introduced - "Unforgiven" - very promising...

Lights out with a history of pop music in the cans...

Highlight of the Day : Compiling...

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