Time the Tale Were Told…

Time the Tale Were Told…

Twenty five years have passed since Britpop ruled not just Britannia but the world at large.  What had started off with a spiky little single from baggy boys Blur back in March of 1992 and that had been thrust into the wider public consciousness with an edition of Select magazine a year after that, had [...]

The Night I Appeared as Macbeth – Mornington Crescent

The Night I Appeared as Macbeth – Mornington Crescent

Music hall legend, Billy Merson, recorded the William Hargreave's song "The Night I Appeared as Macbeth" in the early 1920's.  It is, in very many ways, the earliest example of what would become, nearly seventy years later, Britpop.  With more than a hint of nostalgia and a romantic vision of London life the song is [...]