Reviews

Frank Sinatra Christmas Special 1957

Frank Sinatra’s 1957 Christmas Special (with Bing Crosby)

Directed by Frank Sinatra himself, and sponsored by the good people of Bulova and Chesterfield, it’s surely one of the ...
A Jolly Christmas Frank Sinatra

A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra

There’s a communal feeling about most Christmas music. Maybe this is because we generally hear the songs in the company ...
Sinatra Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra passed away on May 14th, 1998. I recall thinking at the time that with Sinatra gone, all bets ...
Andy Statman Charles Street

Andy Statman at Charles Street

If you’re ever visiting New York City (or indeed if you live in the area) and are looking for a ...
bob dylan shadows in the night review

(Review) Bob Dylan – Shadows In The Night

I’ve long harbored the sense that it’s a bit farcical of yours truly to “review” a new Bob Dylan album; ...
Reverend Eli Jenkins Prayer

Cerys Matthews – A Child’s Christmas, Poems and Tiger Eggs

What the heck is a tiger egg? Well, once, in an interview, Dylan Thomas said of himself (as a younger ...