Category: Tim’s Growls

November 6 /

A message on the BBC Radiophonic Workshop facebook group sadly told me that composer Dudley Simpson died over the weekend. He was mostly famous for providing music for Doctor Who and the theme music for Tomorrow’s People, but also theme…

October 25 /

A class act from New Orleans, he was the soul of rock n’ roll. *salutes to the Captain* We owe him, along with Chuck Berry, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Bo Diddly, everything. One of the Four Horsepersons of Rock n…

October 4 /

I heard Depeche Mode do their cover of Bowie’s Heroes as part of their live tour last year, and finally they have put out a version online as part of the Highline Sessions. The song has a particular history in…

October 1 /

Just like the pirate stations, I don’t know how long this video will stay up, but this is a great documentary on London pirate stations of the 1980’s and 90’s. Kiss, Kool, Passion, Fire, used to listen to a lot…