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Posted by Vole Norma Waterson and Martin Carthy with their version of Death and the Lady As I walked out one day, one day I met an aged man by the way. His head was bald, his beard was grey, His clothing made of the cold earthen clay, His clothing
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“Adios Nonino” from Ernesto Herrmann on Vimeo. Posted by Vale In my very occasional series (see Song for my father by Horace Silver) here’s another piece written as a tribute to a much loved father. It’s a version of Adios Noninos by the great musician of the tango, Astor Piazzola.
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  Hat-tip to Claire
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    Posted by Richard Rawlinson   When David Bowie is on good form, he’s darn good. As a childhood fan, I was pleased to read rave reviews of his new album, The Next Day, marking a return, aged 66, from a decade of semi-retired obscurity in which the cigarette-puffing, ex-coke
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Papa´s gone home from Marcus Illgenstein on Vimeo.
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  Capri Anderson’s wrote this song when her Mum was diagnosed with breast cancer. Capri is 12. Her song is very sweet and touching. 
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  This old eye, is filled with sorrow Heartaches and pain, and tears that flow But when we reach there, city called Glory We won’t have to cry no more CHORUS There’ll be no tears, no tears in Glory Over there, no tears will flow There’ll be no tears, no
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  Posted by our Tudor music correspondent Richard Rawlinson England’s finest early composer Thomas Tallis died in 1585, having served as court musician for Henry VIII, Edward VI, Queen Mary and Elizabeth I. Royal patronage then was the equivalent of being signed up to a major record label pre iTunes. He
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  In 2009, at aged 14, Sobiech was diagnosed with the bone cancer Osteosarcoma. Several operations and bouts of chemotherapy have followed, but in May this year doctors told him that the cancer had spread and that he only had a few months to live. Well I fell down, down,