Gary Doherty To Save 6 Music

Gary Doherty

You see ! You see ! This is why we have to Save 6 Music. If it wasn’t for Tom Robinson’s show we would have never heard about the following band. Getting a mention here because of a footie connection obviously, but again if it wasn’t for 6 Music – where else on the radio would you hear them ? Nowhere that’s where ! Yes we have the world wide web now and can spread the word about a decent new band that way, but because of the number of outlets and the sheer size of the thing, where do…

Something To Shout About

So you are sitting there thinking to yourself: ‘Just how far would they go ? I know there’s the unholy trinity of football and Crimbo music, but did anybody actually go one further and take on Easter…?’ Well let me tell you… No, nobody has. So far at least. Ah I got you there, early April Fools. But there could be some singing from Norwich City this Easter weekend. If they grab a win this (Good) Friday night they will bounce straight back up into the Championship. Yes I know terrible segue. Let’s just gloss over it and carry on…

Calypso Collected – Part 1

The weather is closing in, getting a bit nippy outside of a night. Perfect time to post some calypso music… I’ve previously posted a couple of football and calypso music tracks here and here – this is part one of a two part post that will gather them all together. Yes that’s right, there are so many footie&calypso songs that I had to split this in half. In the 50’s there was a craze for the music in Britain and this even spread over to football. There were some notable and very famous calypso singers… and I’m not talking about…

Love On The Terraces

Your command is my wish Al ! And thank for your email which stopped the process of what I was planning to post. I’ll still be posting that later on but his message sent me on a journey of discovery today. So again – Thank you. I have more footieandmusic gold from an unexpected place. So courtesy of Al’s request pin your ears back and have a listen to this Romeo & Juliet/Football & Music story as told by Serious Drinking, which I found out on was their reply to the Cockney Rejects track “War on the terraces”. » Serious…