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Friday 14 Feb 2020
Vinicio Capossela at the Union Chapel, Islington.
‘But in the furrows of the new effort “Bestiary of love”, on the market today, the “werewolf songwriter” who emerges from the most hidden ravines of the Cúpa to dispense mottos and words of truth loosens the bridle to the minnesänger that is in him using the zoological metaphor of the last album “Ballads for men and beasts” to unite like a fourteenth-century troubadour “minne”, love, and “sang”, singing.’Vinicio Capossela: “L’amore, unico antidoto alla peste” ANDREA SPINELLI, Il Giorno Milano, 14 February 2020.
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Saturday 26 October, 2019
I promised Frank to share this on social meeja. So I have. ‘Sinatra: Raw‘ at Wilton’s Music Hall. I went on Thursday night (24 Oct). It’s a great venue and a great gig.
I didn’t know he was a Democrat. I thought I knew about the mob connections, but as Frank himself explained to us, the mob ran the music venues in those days: all musicians worked for the mob. He was not bad on civil rights either.
Got some of the showbiz goss, too, of course – at least enough to put some … more ...