Category: Music

A Rock ‘N’ Roll Tour 10 Years On: Days 5 – 7

With the group expanding and both artists now viewed, it really felt like the tour was beginning to click into gear.

June 5th was another off day, but it would be the last free 24 hours we had before the tour ended the following Sunday.

Better make the most of it then.

And what better way to spend it than racing across the M62 from Manchester towards the M1 and the glorious North East of England?

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A Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour 10 Years On: Days 3 and 4

After the stripped back first two days of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour, Day 3 was a day off from gigs.

Great!

However, we did have to shoot straight back up the way we’d come, heading for the City of Manchester Stadium and the arrival of Bonjovi in my life.

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A Rock ‘N’ Roll Tour 10 Years On: Day 1

When you think rock ‘n’ roll, maybe you think of Memphis and Elvis Presley? Or other huge American artists like Buddy Holly and Little Richard?

Or perhaps you look at urban centres in the UK like Liverpool, birthplace of the Beatles, or London, and groups like The Rolling Stones.

I doubt you think of Huddersfield.

But, in the heady summer of 2006, on June 1, that was precisely where my JMB rock ‘n’ roll tour began.

O, what a night!

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Best baby song – Update

Back in March, this blog hosted a poll chronicling your thoughts on the best baby song.

Since then, Sophie has learned to talk, she’s developed a bit of a singing voice and she’s lent her own voice to this epic debate!

Here are her favourites.

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Wicked – it’s Wicked!

On Thursday, my wife and I went to watch Wicked for the second time.

The second time on this tour!

Back in October 2013, we went to the Palace to watch the munchkins in action and loved it so much that we took it in once more on its final leg of the UK tour in Salford. It’s not how we usually operate, but for this, we made an exception!

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The best baby song – The Results!

The public have spoken…

The votes have been counted…

The results are in…

Who will be crowned as the best baby song 2015? Read on to find out!

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POLL: What’s the best baby song?

If there’s anything being off with Sophie has taught me, music plays a huge part in the lives of small children and, whatever group you go to, it’s always the same old songs they sing.

Twinkle Twinkle is a favourite

 

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