Over the years, many a song has been written about our great city. From the sweet melodies of The Swilly Song, to the huge Argyle anthem Setting Sail, Plymouth has produced some absolute belters. Be it the TUNE that is Southway Drive to the lyrical masterpiece The Janthem, we've been spoilt for choice when it comes to numbers about the 'muff. So here it is, our list of our favourite songs about Plymouth - "where everyone's known as a Janner". (If there's one you think we've missed, do let us know and we can add it to the list!) *Disclaimer - some of the lyrics to these songs contain rude terms and swear words The Janner Song In 2015, Green Taverners worked with Plymouth Argyle to release a Christmas song to raise money for the Chestnut appeal, a charity for prostate cancer. It was sung by Rick O'Shay and Dave Banana (The Sensational Barnet Brothers) and the music video features locals, celebrities and many fans around the world holding up Janner signs. Even I appear in it in my … [Read more...] about The best songs ever written about Plymouth
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Entertainment & Arts By Mark Savage BBC music reporter 17 July 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-49008689 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Snow Patrol's ballad Chasing Cars has been crowned the most-played song of the … [Read more...] about And the most-played song on UK radio is…
PUBLISHED: 10:46 15 June 2019 | UPDATED: 10:46 15 June 2019 Judy Rimmer Judy Garland and Tom Drake in Meet Me in St. Louis (1944). Picture: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/IMDB Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/IMDB It's 50 years next week since Judy Garland's death, aged only 47 - and 2019 also sees the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Here's a personal look at her unique appeal. Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr in The Wizard of Oz (1939). Picture: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/IMDBI suppose it was probably The Wizard of Oz which started it for me, as for so many others. Judy Garland has a voice which just gets inside you, with its emotional power.Watching the film on TV as a child, I found it hard to believe that a young girl (and studio bosses were grimly determined to make her look even younger) could sing like that. I've seen the film, which celebrates its 80th anniversary in 2019, many more times over the years, and, while it's a classic where the whole cast are … [Read more...] about What is your favourite Judy Garland film or song?
Leicester isn't exactly known as one of the musical capitals of the UK. But the city has produced some fantastic musicians over the years spanning a number of genres. Here we look at 12 of the biggest bands and singers to come from Leicester and the surrounding area, from Kasabian to Engelbert Humperdinck. Have we missed anyone out from the list ? Let us know in the comment section below. Mahalia Mahalia is a Leicester-born R&B singer who was praised on the BBC Sound of 2019 list for her 'casual, effortless soul anthems'. The 20-year-old from Syston started writing songs on the guitar aged just 11, and now has a major label record deal with Atlantic Records and a string of hit singles. She also bagged a major honour from YouTube, topping their Ones to Watch list for 2019. Easy Life Indie hip-hop band Easy Life are making waves and have bagged themselves a spot on the Glastonbury line-up this year. The Leicester band formed in 2017 and have already been dubbed as one of the … [Read more...] about 14 of the best musical acts to come out of Leicester
PUBLISHED: 20:01 16 May 2019 | UPDATED: 20:01 16 May 2019 Judy Rimmer Cliff Richard competing in 1973 - he actually entered twice but didn't win. Picture: ARCHIVE Millions will watch the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday- but what's the secret of its appeal? Readers and staff have been choosing their favourite songs. Sweden's Loreen holds up a trophy after winning the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Picture: AP Photo/Sergey PonomarevWhich Eurovision song won your heart? Making Your Mind Up can be hard ... but Abba's Waterloo is still an all-time favourite for many. Fran Nantongwe, a teacher at Reepham High School and College, said: "I remember watching 'Waterloo' on the Eurovision Song Contest when I was 10, and knowing it would win. It felt like a real moment. I still watch that clip on YouTube, from time to time. I also loved Making your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz- it was so upbeat. A fabulous Eurovision song."While Waterloo may be the most famous … [Read more...] about Cliff, Abba, Loreen? Which Eurovision song is your favourite?