Something Happened

I’ve never felt more like singing the (solo) blues

I am feeling a little bit jilted. An important relationship has recently come to an end. Already I find I am missing the old familiar things we did – our meetings once or twice a week, our plans, our outings, the way things changed between us over time.  It has been a couple of weeks […]

Song of the week (Yuletide Special): Christmas in Bed

The great 5 x 15 Stories asked me to write a Christmas song for them. I’m not sure this is quite what they were expecting. Christmas in Bed by TerenceBlacker And here’s its launch, with two other songs, when I appeared at the 5 x 15 event at the Tabernacle, Notting Hills Gate on 15th […]

Song of the week: Sad Old Bastards with Guitars

I thought I’d post a little Friday song for the next few weeks. Here’s my first offering – a song with a message which I wrote earlier in the year. Sad Old Bastards with Guitars by TerenceBlacker

Bring on my dancing days… a song is launched

Here’s a song I wrote  recently for the brilliant Victoria Hart, called ‘It’s Only Love That Gets Me’, receiving its world premiere last weekend. The recorded version  can be heard on the Something Happened MySpace page.

You can never discount the past

How the audience laughed at Islington’s King’s Head Theatre on Monday when, as part of an evening of politically incorrect music called Taboo-Be-Do!, the singer Victoria Hart delivered a heart-tugging little number from 1928 in praise of a woman’s domestic drudgery. The song “When I Am Housekeeping For You” came from the dark ages of […]

Her heart belongs to Baghdad Daddy

Between you and me, all I can think of right now is scandalous music. This Monday, the duo Something Happened, of which I am  50 per cent, joins forces with the amazing singer Victoria Hart at the King’s Head, Islington to launch TABOO-BE-DO! Hits and Misses from the Politically Incorrect Songbook. The launch is a […]