Monthly Archives: December 2010

Where Did Our Love Go?

Motown are one of my favourite record labels of all time because of the amount of brilliant singles they released. Their pop-soul sound is instantly recognisable. One thing I┬álove is the contrast many Motown songs show between heartbreaking lyrics and … Continue reading

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The musical adventure resumes

Well I am all Christmassed out! The Christmas break has come to an end, and we are exploring once more. So what better way to recover from seasonal excess than with the soulful sounds of Motown? For this week of … Continue reading

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Christmas Movie Magic – Fran’s Review

Christmas is a time of peace, joy and family films, so I have chosen as my Christmas soundtrack the music from my favourite festive movie, The Muppet Christmas Carol. This film features what has been called* Michael Caine’s finest performance, … Continue reading

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Fun Family Christmas – Dave’s Review

This week I have been listening to one of my favourite Christmas songs, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade. The song was Christmas number one in 1973, beating off other Christmas Classics like Wizzard’s I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday … Continue reading

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Christmas treat

Merry Christmas musical adventurers! In honour of this special day, I would like to share with you my favourite Chrismassy tune. This song has been covered countless times, and this version is one of the best. It is not strictly … Continue reading

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Christmas Classics – Where Are They Now?

Every year I crack out The Best Christmas Album In The World…Ever! and listen to the Christmas Classics. We all know these: they are the songs you sing along to at the office party; that you dance to in that … Continue reading

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Tis the season to be jolly

Falalalalaaaa lalalala! Therefore we are taking a break from all our hard work exploring the Music Tree, and this week we will be listening to Christmas music instead! All week we will be enjoying our favourite festive ditties, and on … Continue reading

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