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FlinterFile: The Pipkins- Gimme Dat Ding

The song Gimme Dat Ding was written for a children’s show. Read the rest of this entry


FlinterFile: Albert Hammond- It Never Rains In Southern California

Albert Hammond wrote down the story of his life in 1972. Read the rest of this entry

Song of the day: The Hollies- The Air That I Breathe

hollies all i need is the air that i breathe

And we’ve entered 1974! The Hollies, a band which exists since 1962 (and still exists) has a very big hit in this year. They recorded a cover, which was a song of Albert Hammond. He later has a good deal with Radiohead (after some struggeling), because his version, in particular the chords, and the chords in the song Creep have a lot in common. However, the Hollies made a big hit version from the song, and that’s the song of the day! Enjoy

The Hollies- The Air That I Breathe

Song of the day: Albert Hammond- The Free Electric Band


In 1973 Albert Hammond released one of his biggest hits. Read the rest of this entry