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by John Etherington
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Related Artists
Topic: "Rock Me Goddess" by Julie Felix
Replies: 0
Views: 135

"Rock Me Goddess" by Julie Felix

Here's my review: Rock Me Goddess" is a superb collection of new songs and re-recordings by Sixties folk legend Julie Felix, released to coincide with her 80th birthday concert in 2018. It includes thirteen songs; nine of which were written by Julie. Miraculously, the album contains some of Julie's ...
by John Etherington
Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: "Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: "Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt

I've just received this article, which explains how the song came to be written:

https://www.wonderlandmagazine.com/2018 ... -mt-hydra/
by John Etherington
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: "Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: "Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt

Brian - I've just tested it, and it works for me. If you have a problem accessing it here, you could go direct to youtube. I'm interested to know if it works for others.
by John Etherington
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:08 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: "Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt
Replies: 5
Views: 456

"Hydra" - A Leonard-inspired song by Belle Mt

Here's a Leonard inspired song that was released on November 11th. It was co-written by the talented young singer-songwriter Jessica Sharman with Matt Belmont of Belle Mt.. You hear Leonard's voice at the beginning and end: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3lwjbCMP1c Here's a link to buy the downloa...
by John Etherington
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Nana Mouskouri
Replies: 0
Views: 571

Nana Mouskouri

It's good to see that Nana Mouskouri is still going strong. She's 84 on Saturday and playing at the Royal Festival Hall on 17th. I know that Nana and Leonard respected each other's work. Here's Nana's version of Hallelujah" (2018):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sln6baxM2Ts
by John Etherington
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: R.I.P Charles Aznavour (aged 94)
Replies: 3
Views: 683

R.I.P Charles Aznavour (aged 94)

Here's one of his most famous songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpJLtQmIv4o
by John Etherington
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Related Artists
Topic: Hattie Webb/Conchaband
Replies: 0
Views: 1170

Hattie Webb/Conchaband

Includes a lovely version of "Hey That's No Way To Say Goodbye" at the beginning. Here's the Facebook link:

https://www.facebook.com/hattiewebbmusi ... 0MDQ2MDU4/
by John Etherington
Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Linda Em
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: Linda Em

Looking forward to Linda Em's E.P. Launch, with special guest Julie Felix, at The Water Rats pub in King's Cross (where Adam Cohen first played in London):

https://afterdark.co/events/london/the- ... -ep-launch
by John Etherington
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: Other music
Topic: Linda Em
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Re: Linda Em

Press release fore Linda Em's new E.P,. includes this: "Linda draws an ethereal energy flow from her inspirations, citing numerous artists as influences, including Leonard Cohen, Edith Piaf, Nina Simone, Portishead, Hank Williams, Ennio Morricone and the poetry of Ted Hughes". http://www.talkingelep...
by John Etherington
Sun Sep 02, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Other music
Topic: Linda Em
Replies: 2
Views: 569

Linda Em

I don't think Linda Em has been mentioned on here, before. She is a superb new singer from Ireland who appeared at Julie Felix's 80th birthday concert in London this summer. Here is a track from her debut E.P.released this month:

https://elsantodelrock.com/2018/08/31/l ... two-hands/
by John Etherington
Tue May 22, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Related Artists
Topic: Julie Felix article in Guardian (May 2018) mentions Leonard
Replies: 1
Views: 745

Re: Julie Felix article in Guardian (May 2018) mentions Leonard

The remaining seats for Julie's 80th birthday concert at the Charing Cross Theatre are rapidly being sold:

https://tickets.charingcrosstheatre.co. ... tPlan.aspx

It's only a small theatre, so all seats should be okay.

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