Duet: Everybody Hurts

My thanks to Pamela for joining me for this song by R.E.M. I love Pamela’s smoky voice and her authenticity. This is a beautiful song and not always an easy one to listen to, for it reminds us of withers our own lowest times or the despair felt by others. The strong message of hope…

Stop Dumbing Down

I feel that it is time to discuss a difficult subject in the progression of Parkinson’s Disease; that of death. The end of life. I have noticed that, increasingly, charities and treatment providers inform that ‘Parkinson’s is not terminal’; it won’t kill you. Increasingly, but conversely, I find myself learning that this simply is not…

Duet: Radioactive

Singing with Caio. This powerful song, by Imagine Dragons, is one of my favourites and so a joy to sing. From a Parkinson’s perspective, it requires a clipped, crisp and controlled presentation. This is not always easy for me, but here I’m pleased with the outcome. My thanks to Caio for joining me so perfectly,…

My Paradoxical Companion

I took a little step back from social media, of late. Sometimes I just want the head-space. Well, that is to say that sometimes life throws a curve-ball or two and then I just find myself wanting to withdraw and stay kind of still, while the mad world rushes on around me. This only happens…

Duet: You Raise Me Up

Singing with John. It’s always a joy to put my old language skills to the test. Here, I sing with my German friend, John, whom I thank for joining me for this duet. From a Parkinson’s perspective , my cognitive ability is tested by challenging myself to sing in another language. Here’s the link to…

Duet: Fix You

Singing with Lou. I was joined by Lou, for the cover of ‘Fix You’ by one of the greatest bands ever; Coldplay. I would recommend that you check out Coldplay singing this live at their concert in Sao Paolo. You’ll find their video at You Tube. That performance is truly one of the best of…

Duet: Can’t Help Falling in Love

I was surprised, today, to discover that an official ‘Smule.com Ambassador’ had sent me an invitation to join her for a duet. I never expected to be on the list of any of the official team at Smule.com I was delighted to find that the duet choice was ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’, a song…

Solo: The Power of Love

In this video, I sing the most beautiful song by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. Holly Johnson, as lead singer, sings this song sublimely and I would encourage you all to check out their original music video, at You Tube. This song is an emotional one to sing. It has the most stunning lyric and the…

Duet: Slow, Acoustic Budapest

Singing with Kathryn. George Ezra recently created a very ‘catchy’ song, entitled Budapest. Do check his music video out at You Tube. I decided to give this song a try when I came across a music video by a talented young singer on Smule,com karaoke site. Her name is Kathryn. My thanks to Kathryn for…

Solo: Back to Black

In honour of the 10th anniversary of the tragic death of stunning Amy Winehouse, I recorded her song ‘Back to Black’, on karaoke site ‘Smule’. I hope you enjoy my rendition and that you will take a moment to remember the amazing talent that was Amy Winehouse. Find her music videos at You Tube. From…