Thursday 30 May 2024

Some Prog On A Thursday. Victorian Brickwork.

 In August I will be heading to England on of my "roughing it" trips.  It will consist of two Rock festivals and a tour of Thomas Hardy's literary Wessex.  Hopefully I will explore old churches and see walled kitchen gardens, allotments and chocolate box thatch cottages again.

One band who I am particularly interested in seeing is English Prog band Big Big Train.

I like how they use classical instruments rather like King Crimson and the Unthanks who I saw live in Killarney several years ago.

To give you a taste of Big Big Train.  Here's Victorian Brickwork for your perusal.  Enjoy and perhaps you will go and see them on their tour this summer?


It's only a minute long but it gives you a glimpse of a great English Prog band.  

6 comments:

  1. You could do a quick stopover here on your way home. We have a leaky garden shed if you enjoy roughing it.

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  2. A leaky garden shed? " Luxury". This is turning into the four Yorkshiremen Sketch JayCee. If you want a garden makeover I will bring my trusty Azada and some of my homegrown perennials in my rucksack.

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  3. Does this mean you are going to Cropredy Dave? As your allocated carer, I strongly advise that you have comfortable and sturdy footwear this year. Don't forget the agony you suffered last year because of your feet.

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  4. Yes Cropredy again like when we went in 2022 YP. It's a very good line up with Tony Christie and my old Prog hero Rick Wakeman. I saw him with Yes at Loreley in Germany in 2017. He's also a City fan and a very talented keyboard wizard. Up there with Keith Emerson from ELP. I just hope it's not too hot like the last time we went. It was in the thirties. Unbearable and my Newky Brown Ale soon got hot.

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