I have David Hepworth to thank for my podcast habit. It was the flash of insight that went along with listening to an episode of The Word podcast several years ago: I realised that I could listen to people talking about The Beatles forever, and took a mere two-hour discussion in my stride. Whereas, I thought, mainstream radio … Continue reading Uncommon People by David Hepworth (review)
This book, says its author David Hepworth, started as a column in the late lamented Word magazine, but I don't remember reading that. I do, however, remember a series of tweets and a Spotify playlist around September 2012 (and a blog entry – remember blogs?). The central idea is intriguing: that 1971 was the greatest year for the rock … Continue reading 1971: Never a Dull Moment, by David Hepworth
David Hepworth blogged some time ago about the album Back in '72, released in 1973 by Bob Seger, pointing out that he had it on vinyl, and that it had (unusually) never been released on CD. He was wrong, of course: in this wild west age, it is available on CD (apparently, this is an Argentinian … Continue reading Night Moves – I wonder who’s kissing her now?