On 19th of September 1960 ‘The Twist’ by Chubby Checker reached #1 in the US Billboard Hot 100.
“We watched a – recorded – telly programme which was part of a series about Reggae music. This one, ‘Reggae Fever: David Rodigan’ was mainly about…David Rodigan.”
“a song my Mum used to sing. Here it is……”
The Orkney Winter Choir and Orkney Camerata have been shortlisted for the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Inspiration Award
“I saw that ‘The Girl Can’t Help It’ was on the ‘Talking Pictures’ channel on the telly, so recorded it to watch when we wanted something easy of an evening. “
“After all this time it’s amazing to get together, and especially because so much work has gone on behind the scenes to make it happen.”
t was a breezy Bragi’s Open Circle on Thursday night but the audience was well prepared for an Orkney summer’s evening with blankets and wrap arounds.
The Royal Navy Northern Divers Group was in Orkney to receive the Freedom of the islands.
“In last week’s ‘Orcadian’ I read with interest of Erland Cooper ( of ’The Magnetic North’) burying the tape of his most recent recording”
No…not the usual Scottish summer, with midges and brief bouts of sunshine amid the downpours, but ’Summer’ the song.