Thanks for popping in. Just about ready to dash out the door to New York. Gracie reckons it will be very hot, so it’s out with the legs!
Dave and I had a smashing evening last night with Jools Holland and his band. It was such a brilliant gig! And well, when the Selecter came on, I was transported right back to university and northern reggae – bloody brilliant.
Check this out from the 80’s. What was interesting yesterday evening was that the audience was primarily older. 60, 70 and even 80 year olds. But I tell you, when the Selecter starting singing Too Much Pressure, the place erupted. There we were, all us old codgers, jumping around yelling Too Much Pressure at the top of our lungs! It was magic.
There was a very elderly lady in the row in front of us, and I watched in awe as she clapped and whooped. She was so excited to be there. You could feel her energy. She was also one of the first to leap to her feet and dance. She – and the rest of us – were so enraptured by the boogie and the Jools Holland vibe – it was electric.
And at the end, when they all sang that legendary tribute song, Enjoy Yourself, by Doris Day and for Doris Day, well what can I say? I was pogoing – and so were loads of us!
So. On that amazing and happy note, I shall love you and leave you for a few days. Paul will kindly carry the blog for me until we get back. Then I’m sure I shall have loads to tell you!! Thanks Paul!! Thanks for the gift of a great night out, thanks for having my back while we‘re away. Just THANKS x
Love & Hugs,