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Top 7′s Archive
Posted on March 9, 2011 | 2 CommentsIn celebration of Tom Russell (who turned 58 on Saturday), we set ourselves the thankless task of picking our seven favourite albums of his, then distilling the selection still further...
Posted on March 2, 2011 | No CommentsAlthough many of his songs include references to rail travel (eg “Folsom Prison Blues”), Johnny Cash also recorded proper “train songs”. Our top seven selection today picks out some personal...
Posted on February 23, 2011 | 1 CommentThe tenth anniversary of honky tonk hero Webb Pierce’s passing and the recent visit of the Webb sisters to Proper HQ inspired the following trawl through the archives to amass...
Posted on February 16, 2011 | No CommentsFrom hearts and flowers to broken crockery and recriminations, the patron saint of florists and greetings card manufacturers has plenty to answer for. A certain technology company would doubtless say...
Posted on February 9, 2011 | No CommentsMarking the sudden passing of guitar hero Gary Moore, our latest Top 7 honours him and other Emerald Isle axemen…
Posted on February 2, 2011 | No CommentsAlthough these prestigious awards have been in existence since 2000, the popular spin-off compilation CDs only started appearing in 2005 – meaning that the newly-released 2011 version is the seventh...
Posted on January 26, 2011 | 1 CommentThe announcement of the Oscar nominations means that the countdown to the 83rd Academy Awards has now well and truly begun. And ahead of the eagerly-awaited ceremony, here’s a recap...
Posted on January 19, 2011 | No CommentsThe music television and youth programmes of today owe their existence to a clutch of pioneering shows. Let us therefore transport you back to a small screen world pre-dating wall-to-wall coverage of Glastonbury...
Posted on January 12, 2011 | No CommentsInspired by Bellowhead’s recent barnstorming appearance on BBC’s Hootenanny (“Hootenanny!”), we’ve plunged into the archives to bring you some previous Proper performances in the “Later” studio, avec Jools. Round of...
Posted on January 5, 2011 | No CommentsInspired by BBC4′s forthcoming documentary on Sister Rosetta Tharpe (scheduled for January 14th), our first top 7 foray of 2011 focuses on some of the religious delights lurking in Proper’s...