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Song of the day – 119: Lulu

Following on from my post about Sidney Poitier/Segun Bucknor, I had to post this… Here’s what I had to say about Lulu on my Record Rummage blog. LULU sings To Sir With Love (Epic, circa 60s) They don’t write sleeve notes like this anymore: “Most young girls do progress ‘from crayons to perfume’. It is a […]

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Song of the day – 118: Segun Bucknor & His Revolution

Been watching Sidney Poitier’s 1961 tour de force, A Raisin In The Sun. (The original was the first play written by a black woman to debut on Broadway.) Damn, but it’s fine. Pride and anger and assimilationist issues and identity problem and ingrained racism and humour and despair and liquor and Nigerian pride and feminism […]