Tag Archives: rock music

  1. Rock guitarists are not all the same!

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    Wednesday 07 October, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Think of the great rock guitarists… What ‘s the image? Pretty sure most of conjure up pictures of long hair, …
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  2. Long drives in the rain…

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    Friday 14 August, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This 1971 iconic track by The Doors one takes me back to the mid 90s when I would commute weekly …
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  3. My beard never grew like theirs

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    Friday 24 July, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    ZZ TOP They were part of my youth; a time that spanned that last bit of compulsory schooling, the start …
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  4. Jump…and I did

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    Friday 19 June, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    This is a song I still play regularly in the old car. It’s the amazing Van Halen and their anthemic …
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  5. Heart of Gold

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    Friday 29 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Back in the early 80s a certain Mr Young, his guitar, unique recognisable voice, and of course the harmonica was …
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  6. Private Investigations

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    Friday 15 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Dark and moody: that’s how this one sounds to me. It’s Dire Straits enigmatic “Private Investigations”, from the ‘Love Over …
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  7. Quatro rather than Quattro

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    Friday 08 May, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    In todays look at those Tunes I Love, I return to one of my common themes, you might say, that of …
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  8. How I ‘nearly’ joined the British Army

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    Friday 03 April, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Many young boys wanna grow up to be firemen, or soldiers. For a time, I wanted to be in the …
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  9. Dreadlock Holiday

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    Friday 27 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s another of the Tunes I Love for your entertainment and perhaps a memory-jogger for some of the ever greying mob, such as yours truly, who …
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  10. A Canadian Rush

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    Tuesday 14 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Back in 1968, one of the great rock bands of my generation was formed in Canada. That band goes by …
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  11. Mike & Maggie

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    Tuesday 07 October, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This is another of my Tunes That I Love 🙂 Back in May 1983, the English multi-instrumentalist Mike Oldfield brought out a single …
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  12. The Quo

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    Tuesday 30 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Let me introduce you to a real part of my youth…. Status Quo. With a mop of my own long …
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  13. Rock n Roll & Ms Jett

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    Friday 12 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Here’s the next instalment in my review of Tunes I Love…. It’s another 80s classic, featuring Miss Attitude herself, the …
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  14. KISS ~ Heaven’s On Fire

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    Wednesday 30 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Time for another of my ‘Tunes I Love’, and another from the 80’s. Try this for size; a bit of …
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  15. Only Sixteen – Just About Remember That…

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    Wednesday 16 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    So today’s Daily Prompt is called ‘Only Sixteen‘; challenging us bloggers to remember back to those days (as in me), …
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