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A Sunflower On Camphill

In the late summer of 2004 I was living in a flat in Camphill Avenue, Glasgow. The place was a bit, you know, strange. It consisted of one large room with bay windows into which had been built a small kitchen

A Sunflower On Camphill

In the late summer of 2004 I was living in a flat in Camphill Avenue, Glasgow. The place was a bit, you know, strange. It consisted of one large room with bay windows into which had been built a small kitchen

Burt Bacharach: Lounge Legends (Universal 2001)

Burt Bacharach often tells a story about his early days studying composition in California. The vogue among students at the time was towards the atonal and avant-garde but Professor Darius Milhaud spotted something in the young Bacharach and offered a

Burt Bacharach: Lounge Legends (Universal 2001)

Burt Bacharach often tells a story about his early days studying composition in California. The vogue among students at the time was towards the atonal and avant-garde but Professor Darius Milhaud spotted something in the young Bacharach and offered a

Bobby Henry

This piece originally appeared my BBC Blog on 27.09.11 One day they’ll give me the chance to make a radio series about members of the community of musicians and artists who are, for many, a touch off-piste but who nevertheless

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Bobby Henry

This piece originally appeared my BBC Blog on 27.09.11 One day they’ll give me the chance to make a radio series about members of the community of musicians and artists who are, for many, a touch off-piste but who nevertheless

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Al Stewart by Oscar In Venice

Classic Scottish Albums: Al Stewart

Those of you of a certain vintage will remember the era of the TV-advertised Compilation album. Still almost with us but not like the old days. Not for today’s lily-livered consumer 20 Town and Country Greats, Moments In Love or

Al Stewart by Oscar In Venice

Classic Scottish Albums: Al Stewart

Those of you of a certain vintage will remember the era of the TV-advertised Compilation album. Still almost with us but not like the old days. Not for today’s lily-livered consumer 20 Town and Country Greats, Moments In Love or

Lounge Legends: Dusty Springfield (Universal, 2001)

”Dusty Springfield, that’s a pretty name, pretty as a pearl, what a pretty girl!” With these words, the singer Blossom Dearie seemed to sum up the very Dusty-ness of Dusty, at least the image most of us have of this

Lounge Legends: Dusty Springfield (Universal, 2001)

”Dusty Springfield, that’s a pretty name, pretty as a pearl, what a pretty girl!” With these words, the singer Blossom Dearie seemed to sum up the very Dusty-ness of Dusty, at least the image most of us have of this

Hildegard Knef: From Here On It Got Rough (Warner Bros, 2007)

As a singer Hildegard Knef is a great actress. Now, before I go any further let’s be clear – there’s not a shred of disrespect intended in that statement. It’s just that in a world where autotune and all those

Hildegard Knef: From Here On It Got Rough (Warner Bros, 2007)

As a singer Hildegard Knef is a great actress. Now, before I go any further let’s be clear – there’s not a shred of disrespect intended in that statement. It’s just that in a world where autotune and all those

The Pearlfishers: Ice Race

From the album A Sunflower At Christmas. Drawings by Oscar In Venice, Moves by Blane Savage.

The Pearlfishers: Ice Race

From the album A Sunflower At Christmas. Drawings by Oscar In Venice, Moves by Blane Savage.

MA: Songwriting & Performance

This exciting new Masters programme, was developed and led by David and the BA: Commercial Music team at UWS. The following is an outline of the programme. The UWS site is here. Applications considered now. University of The West Of

MA: Songwriting & Performance

This exciting new Masters programme, was developed and led by David and the BA: Commercial Music team at UWS. The following is an outline of the programme. The UWS site is here. Applications considered now. University of The West Of

Norman Blake & David Scott: Hammond Song

Film by Jim Burns. In Autumn 2007 Norman Blake and I were invited to play a bunch of shows through Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg by our friends at Tapete, Hamburg as part of a tour called Sit Down And

Norman Blake & David Scott: Hammond Song

Film by Jim Burns. In Autumn 2007 Norman Blake and I were invited to play a bunch of shows through Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg by our friends at Tapete, Hamburg as part of a tour called Sit Down And