Music 2013 – Music in My Head!

Thank you, BBC Radio 4 for leaving me humming (badly, out-of-tune) the wonderfully evocative “When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease” by Roy Harper. It’s odd, isn’t it, how you can not hear something for months, or in this case years, and suddenly in the space of two week’s I’ve heard it twice, once in connection with something in the Guardian about cricket-related music, and now this morning as background to a piece about the state of Australian cricket right now, which I gather is not of the best.

And now I cannot get it out of my head. Time to dig out the vinyl (yes, we do still have a large quantity of music that is only on vinyl in our house – we’re old, get used to it!) and see if the record player actually still works I think…

 

2 Comments

    1. It is, isn’t it? I like Roy Harper a lot… He’s mad as a box of frogs, but he can certainly evoke a spirit of “Englishness” (in a good way) like few other writers.

      Like

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.