In last week’s webcast from Collective Voice (7 Feb 2008), presenter Rory mentioned that Joe Meek, the iconic gay gun-toting creative genius couldn’t read or write music notation or even play an instrument. Yet he somehow made iconic tunes that most people will recognise even if they don’t know who did what. This is the… Continue reading Joe Meek, Captain Beefheart, can’t play music, can’t read music, so what!
This piece, contains an astonishing account in some detail of a near disaster from the three aircrew’s standpoint. If you have the slightest trace of empathy or imagination, this account will have you riveted to the screen, marvelling at the cool-headedness of the three guys as they struggle to learn to fly an air airplane… Continue reading Have a Nailbiting Read