Tag Archives: Grand Drive

My Top Ten – “Duende”… Sad Songs

Back in 2008 – it doesn’t seem that long ago – the music journalist Laura Barton wrote a wonderful piece in her Guardian column, “Hail, Hail Rock’n’Roll” about what she called Duende, or what the singer Nick Cave described as … Continue reading

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Have You Heard? – (28) Grand Drive

Grand Drive are one of my favourite bands of the 2000s. You could call them Americana, country rock, a combination of the Byrds, Neil Young, Crowded House and Teenage Fanclub with a hint of Bruce Springsteen. Or you could just … Continue reading

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Have You heard? – (25) “Hearts of Stone” by Johnny, Bruce and Danny

This is the last dance, the last chance, for hearts of stone… Johnny… Southside Johnny of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes. Bruce… The Boss, Springsteen. Danny… Wilson, main man behind Grand Drive, a great Americana band, based in South London! The … Continue reading

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