Vance Arnold I’ll Cry Instead

Vance Arnold had an amazing voice. The most gritty voice anyone had ever heard.  Everyone ‘up North’ knew that he was a very impressive talent. In 1964 Vance Arnold signed with Decca and recorded the Lennon-penned number “I’ll Cry Instead.” The song was later heard on the soundtrack to ‘A Hard Day’s Night’. The Leander…

Interview with Annabel Allum

Annabel Allum is an innovative indie/folk singer/songwriter gigging in Surrey – her songs, like ‘Plenty Fish’ are haunting, raw and emotionally honest. Her new EP will be out in Spring 2014.  I chatted to her about her experiences as a singer-songwriter in Surrey: DO YOU THINK THE SURREY MUSIC SCENE IS HEALTHY RIGHT NOW? Yeah!…