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BEST INTENTIONS: New George Best documentary succeeds and fails – like the man himself

Recently I sat down and watched the George Best documentary ‘All By Himself.’ While offering no new insight into the life of the wayward genius it served to emphasise his remarkable ability as a footballer without shying away from his personal failings….
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BEEN TO SEE THEM/SHAME YOU WON’T – SAMTIMONIOUS.com selects its 10 favourite live acts and laments 10 it never saw.

SAMTIMONIOUS.com THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVOURITE THINGS…………………. THE WHO The Greatest Live Band Of All Time – astonishing to think ‘Live At Leeds’ wasn’t even the best night The Who ever had. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Three hour (at least) marathons that…
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TAKE IT EASY – Samtimonious.com kicks back with Ten great summer albums

FRANK SINATRA – Songs For Swingin’ Lovers; Keep the heat under control with the coolest album ever made. As his buddy Dino said: ‘It’s Frank’s world – we just live in it.’ EAGLES – Hotel California; From the warm smell…
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RIDING THE WAVES – Ten songs with Sea in the title.

SEA AND SAND – The Who FROM HERE YOU CAN SEE THE SEA – David Gray THE SEA REFUSES NO RIVER – Pete Townshend BEYOND THE SEA – Bobby Darin/Rod Stewart SEA CRUISE – Elvis Presley/John Fogerty SEA OF HEARTBREAK…
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TEN GREAT ARTISTS – Ten Terrible Albums

FOR THOSE NOT WANTING TO KNOW THE RESULT OF WHEN GENIUS GOES MISSING  – LOOK AWAY NOW.   THE WHO – It’s Hard (1982): The Worlds Greatest Rock Band become the over the hill gang. BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET…
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EYES DOWN FOR TEN HUGELY OVERLOOKED ALBUMS

EACH WENT UNDER THE RADAR BUT CANNOT BE UNDERESTIMATED   JIMMY NAIL –  Tadpoles In A Jar (1999): Pertinent tales of growing older and wiser. Oz shows his mature side. GRETCHEN PETERS – Hello Cruel World (2012): The most accomplished lyricist…
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