The first session is set for 8pm Brisbane time (10am GMT) on Saturday 25 January. If you’re not out celebrating Burns Night with Haggis and Whisky and Wild, Wild Women why not stay in with me and enjoy some classic sounds along with some fun facts and musical musings. BYO Music. It’ll be fun.
I’ll be pouring myself a glass of wine and settling down with one of the greatest albums of all time, Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks.
I can’t remember when I first heard it, but Astral Weeks became my go-to choice in the early Noughties when, as a single mum, I confronted the unsettling situation of having the place to myself when the kids went to sleepovers.
I learned to enjoy solitude to this album and that seems as good a reason as any to choose it for the inaugural Radio Baxter.
If you prefer to ignore my twitterings and just enjoy the music, nothing could make me happier. Astral Weeks is well worth your undivided attention. I want to introduce newbies to a great album and remind oldies of a classic you might not have listened to for a while.
If you miss the session, don’t worry – I’ll post it all up on the blog the following day and include your best comments.
So if you’ll be home alone on Saturday 25 January why not kick back with me from 8pm Brisbane/10am GMT/6pm Hong Kong/you’ll have to work out the rest for yourselves – AKA Wine O’Clock Brisbane Time. BYO Music.
And if this works out, we’ll certainly do it again.
Looking forward to your company. It’ll be fun.