Paul Adams Listening Theme - Afrobeat

Listening Theme – Afrobeat

by Paul Adams on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 1:36am ·

Hi all,

All this sunshine has put me in the mood for another Listening Theme and I was trying to think of a suitable theme to reflect the fantastic weather we’re having in the UK at the moment. After listening [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme 68 – British Heavy Metal

Listening Theme 68 – British Heavy Metal

by Paul Adams on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 12:02pm ·

Hi all,

It’s been a while (sorry about that) but I’ve dusted off the cobwebs to bring you another Listening Theme. This time it’s the turn of BRITISH HEAVY METAL. As usual, I’d like your recommendations. I’d really [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme: Quintin Jardine's Canada

Quintin Jardine’s Listening Theme Special – Canada

by Paul Adams on Friday, February 24, 2012 at 4:09pm ·

Hi all,

It’s been a while since we last had a Guest Theme Setter and so I thought I’d ask one of my favourite crime writers (and regular Listening Theme participant) Quintin Jardine if he would take [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme 66: Drummers!

Listening Theme 66: Drummers
by Paul Adams on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 5:58am
Hi, and a belated Happy New Year to you all.

I thought I’d start a new Listening Theme year with a bang and have a theme celebrating some of our great drummers, past and present, any genre – rock, jazz, you name it.

Just recommend [...]

Paul Adams: Listening Theme - Christmas Music Marathon 2011

Listening Theme – Christmas Music Marathon 2011
by Paul Adams on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 1:41pm

Seasons greetings one and all,

Well folks, it’s December so it’s that time of the year when sheer stupidity takes over and I undertake my annual Christmas Music Marathon.

It started 2 years ago when I set myself the daunting challenge of [...]

Paul Adams: Listening Theme 64 – Leonard Cohen

by Paul Adams on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 5:26am

Hi all,

The next few Listening Themes will concentrate on some of our greatest songwriters – first off is Leonard Cohen. I’ll be listening to his recordings and covers of his songs by other artists. As usual, I’d be grateful of any recommendations you [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme Exclusive! THE POWER BALLAD

Listening Theme (Songbook Highway EXCLUSIVE!) – The Power Ballad

Here you go, a Listening Theme just for Songbook Highway visitors. My Listening Theme project usually appears on my Facebook page (and duplicated here) but this time my Facebook friends and regular Listening Theme participants will have to come over to here for a [...]

Paul Adams: Listening Theme 62 – Leiber and Stoller

Listening Theme 62 – Leiber and Stoller

by Paul Adams on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 5:46am

Hi all,

To mark the passing of Jerry Leiber a couple of weeks ago, I’ll be dedicating my next Listening Theme to the music of Leiber & Stoller.

Using this comprehensive discography as my guide (and with your suggestions [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme 59 – Brum

Listening Theme 59 – Brum

by Paul Adams on Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 1:46pm

Hi all,

After a bit of a break it’s time to get back to my Listening Themes – I haven’t forgotten.

I’ve been thinking about Birmingham and the West Midlands a bit lately. Firstly I’ve been really busy producing some maps of [...]

Paul Adams Listening Theme 58

Listening Theme 58 – Bob Dylan

by Paul Adams on Friday, May 20, 2011 at 4:55am

Okay, for all those of you that have been wondering why I haven’t had a Bob Dylan Listening Theme yet – relax, here it is!

The reason for the delay was that my main source of online music ( only [...]