Helen Shapiro rocked. Read about her over the weekend. You will enjoy getting to know her and Thom’s sparkling prose.
Some songs stay with you all of your life.
Some conjunction of their innate merit and the circumstances of your life when first heard sears that song into your memory for evermore.
Helen Shapiro’s ‘Walking Back to Happiness’ is such a song for me.
Every time I hear the song I get the same euphoric rush of delight.
Few things have proved so reliable for more than half a Century!
So, in honour of Helen’s 71st Birthday this week I am reblogging my tribute to her and taking the opportunity to wish her health and happiness for many years ahead.
Sometimes cultural earthquakes and revolutions, like their political equivalents, can turn the world upside down with staggering rapidity.
Looking around after the initial shock new figures, previously hidden, become prominent and established seemingly impregnable careers and reputations may lie buried or broken in the settling dust.
The emergence of The…
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