Prompted by not quite catching Roger Hodgson performing in Madeira earlier this month
I was away last Christmas so missed this which sounded great when it came up on the car radio
An example of something good turning up when we switch on 6 Music.
Didn’t know this as it dates from 1983 when I was on my travels.
I picked up on some mainstream pop, but songs that were alternative or indie tended to pass me by
I know very little about Sugar Minott, whether his full name or that he died at 54 in 2010.
I just know this is irresistible kitchen music.
So thank you Liza Tarbuck, and thank you wikipedia for pointing me to an even more interesting version
I had no idea this is a Randy Newman song.
I’m slightly confused because I heard it on Sounds of the 70s, and the version I’m familiar with – by Alan price – dates from 1967.
The wikipedia entry is sparse but tagging suggests the original was written in 1967
I saw the trailer and put the new Jungle Book (2016) firmly on the ‘to see’ list.
So you could say I wanted to like it: and I did.
Including this wonderful rendition of a familiar song, as part of the end credits
Daughter J came across this in a pub quiz.
She passed on her enthusiasm for it when a group of us saw Kodo at the Barbican