Saturday, February 28, 2009

Thinking 'Bout A Life Of Crime



 Got this for 30p today at the local Oxfam shop (closing down).

I think it was one in Naughty Alan's collection that I missed.

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Hapus!

Dave Edmunds - 'Queen Of Hearts' (1979)

11 comments:

  1. It's a great little song; I had a liking for the Juice Newton version from the early 80s.

    I think it was a bit of an influence on Annie Get Your Gun by Squeeze; they took some of it's bounce, and that main Eddie Cochran meets Buddy Holly thing that's going on.

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  2. Scary to think that when this was made 1959 was only as far in the past as 1989 is now...*gulp*

    Squeeze and Dave? The pub rock connection!

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  3. http://www.funkmysoul.gr/

    Go here to check out the Milton Wright download. One absolute killer of an album. Oh my.

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  4. Getting my ears around it right now.

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  5. Ooh good choice HMeisterH. I remember hearing this at my mate Ian Randall's party when I was about 9, when the ginger minx Joanne Hopwood sat on my lap. We were like the Montgomery Junior School Liz Burton & Richard Burton for about a fortnight - until she disowned me when I turned up one day wearing my newly-acquired national health service specs. C'est la vie.

    His version of Girls Talk was terrific too.

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  6. "Liz Burton and Richard Burton". what am I like? (I suppose that's sort of technically correct, though. Ish)

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  7. There are some things you can't cover up with lipstick and powder. Where is the ginger minx Joanne Hopwood now eh Kips?

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  8. Not sure! Funnily enough, though, I ended up working with her cousin about ten years later and sixty-odd miles away. It's a small world sometimes and no mistake guv!

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  9. Ginger minxes. What are they like!

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  10. Bargain at twice the price. Why is Oxfam closing?

    I also have that '59 to '89 feeling often when I wonder what my little nippers will make of the music I listen to.

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  11. Oxfam sold up - it'll probably become another hairdresser or estate agents. It was a books/music one too, so right up my street (literally).

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