Category Archives: blues

Some song lyrics misheard over the cafe hubbub…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s American hero is Chuck Berry 1926 – 2017. Come on, let’s listen to the words of Brown-Eyed Handsome Man. ‘Arrested on charges of unemployment he was sitting in the witness stand…’ Of course for ‘brown … Continue reading

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That ad for the Rialtos gig…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s old wrinkled Polaroid snapshot is the one of me and Dustin Hoffman drinking Coca-cola and eating doughnuts on the set of Midnight Cowboy in 1968. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Dear reader, this is a blatantly promotional blog post. … Continue reading

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One or two small items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s carefully selected adjectives are: carnal, execratory, roopy, ventripotent, knurled, semple, and buttery. I think I’ll try to slip ventripotent into my conversation today. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Excuses for being late. No. 318. I’m sorry I’m late, but … Continue reading

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Just a few titchy items…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s Raymond Chandler quotation is from the novel The High Window (1943): ‘Somebody had just opened the door of the outer office… It was a slim tall self-satisfied looking number in a tropical worsted suit of … Continue reading

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Creative things against the green wall…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s existential angst is centred around the sound of the word logodaedaly. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> ‘Now, what was that funny chord?… Hang on a minute, the phone’s ringing – I’ll just lean my guitar here for a moment … Continue reading

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Robert Petway ‘Catfish’ tab…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s featured fruit is the knobbly dark avocado sulking behind the curtain on the kitchen window sill. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Now, my dear reader, today’s post is something of a departure from the norm, and will probably be … Continue reading

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I do like a nice bit of sky…

But first… Dulltown, UK: Today’s financial forecast is for everyone to finally realise that world finance is an inherently chaotic system and that predicting anything in it is impossible. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, walking home from town one day last week there … Continue reading

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