Showing posts from March, 2011
Whitby Gothic Weekend April 2011
Well I haven’t blogged about Whitby for a long time so thought it was about time I did. These days I only go for the main 2 days, there has been a lot of problems with WGW not least due to people trying to put obstacles in the way of the official event, well the chickens came home to roost and the rivals proved they couldn’t organise a piss up in a pavilion, I pity anyone that’s made plans to go this weekend coming as a fear it will be rather empty.
Anyhow, as you may know I have been actually staying in Scarborough as its radically cheaper, like its 30 quid a night for a BnB where as your lucky to find anything on Whitby for less that 65 quid a night.
I got there Friday afternoon still on a buzz after seeing Roger Daltry and his band perform Tommy at the Albert Hall with special guest Pete Townshend. After checking in I popped down to the spa, this is where I noticed that there was far less of the usual Mr Ben Goths about, and I quickly realised there…
BBC Radio in the South West

Friday 4th March 2011 - Eric Clapton
I did a pre record for this show and talked about my hero Mr Clapton

JJ Cale and Eric Clapton - album The road to escondido
Hard to Thrill
Eric Clapton and BB King - album Riding With The king
Worried life blues
Eric Clapton - album Blues
Furthur up on the road

Friday 11th March 2011 - Mixed bag this week, Pretties due to play Ashburton Festival and Thunder reforming

The Pretty Things - Album Rage Before Beauty
Passion of Love
Play With Fire

Thunder - Album The Best of Thunder
Dirty Live

Dream Disciples - Album In Amber
In Amber