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Love, genocide, social injustice, parenthood - moving, evocative

Advantages: Wide scope of subject, moving lyrics, great music
Disadvantages: Becoming rare

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2mennycds 26.04.2017 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sand In My Shoes - Ralph McTell

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No creaks on this fine live album!

Advantages: Exuberant, superb playing, fine songs and great tunes
Disadvantages: More "feel" of a live album could have been included when edited

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2mennycds 29.10.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Walnut Creek (Live Recording) - Dave Swarbrick

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A night at the (Sydney) opera (House) - and Royal Albert Hall

Advantages: Great collection of earlyish Ralph, thought provoking, warm
Disadvantages: May be difficult to source

I owned this on vinyl longer ago than I care to remember and was delighted when it was released on CD. It is one of my favourite Ralph albums, and even contains one or two items not available on his studio recordings. And, to me, this is Ralph at his best ...

2mennycds 02.01.2016 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Ralph, Albert & Sydney (Live Recording) - Ralph McTell

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I "Often" Wonder What Scriptwriters Are Thinking

Advantages: Not entirely sure
Disadvantages: Poor acting skills from the leads

Aksar meaning "Often" was released in February 2006 and stars Dino Morea, Emraan Hashmi and Udita Goswami as the 3 main protagonists with support from Tara Sharma and Suresh Menon. The film was directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan and produced by Shyam Ba ...

anonymili 01.10.2006 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Tim Hardin, Vol. 1/Tim Hardin, Vol. 2 - Tim Hardin

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However far you have to travel to get it - get it!

Advantages: Moving lyrics, wide scope of subject of songs
Disadvantages: None

++++++ Please note: Perhaps understandably, Ciao no longer pay anything at all for music reviews. Any that I post are therefore purely for my own enjoyment Ė and hopefully some readersí benefit. This is a re-vamp of my second ever Ciao review. I didnít ...

2mennycds 29.08.2015 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Somewhere Down The Road - Ralph McTell

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