The Tuesday Playlist No. 34: Fire!

The Tuesday Playlist No. 34: Fire!

This week, on November 5, there is a special night celebrated especially across England in memory of Guy Fawkes, called Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Night. Since there will be bonfire galore, we thought it would be suitable to dedicate this week´s playlist to the hottest element: Fire! Guy Fawkes was, along with Robert Catesby,  the most recognized and remembered figure from the group English Catholics who planned the Gunpowder plot in 1605. The plot meant to assassinate King James I of England and VI of Scotland. They wanted to blow up the House of Lords on Nov. 5th, 1605. Read more »

BB King – a tribute.

BB King – a tribute.

When the legendary blues singer and guitarist passed away on May 14th music lovers the world over mourned his passing. What was it that made BB King the ‘King of the Blues?’ “B.B. King bent the strings on a guitar like no one else, and we all owe him something now. Every guitar player that’s not known and well-known is playing something that man created on a guitar.” — Buddy Guy The world is full of musicians. Good, ones, bad ones, professional, amateur; musicians everywhere. Which is great, the world needs musicians. Every once in a while though a musician Read more »

Top 5 – Airport jams

Top 5 – Airport jams

I am  finally ready to assume my responsibility and face the consequences of writing this challenge, maybe what I would call “an inevitable post”: our first TOP 5 POST. I think many of you knew this was coming and that day has finally arrived. Seems to be that kind of week, a week for the inevitable to happen (and that is in NO WAY a bad thing). For personal reasons (are there more important reasons?) this week I am thinking of airports, so I did the only rational thing I can think about: look for airport jams. The following order does Read more »