AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #301: ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN (3)

JC writes…. It’s been over two months since that last ICA, which represents as big a gap as there has ever been in all the years the series has been running. I’ve a couple of efforts in the pipeline, but I’m genuinely delighted that it is returning with a very welcome guest posting from Echorich, … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #301: ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN (3)

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #299: IT’S IMMATERIAL

A GUEST POSTING by KHAYEM Jarvis Whitehead and John Campbell Ah, Go On, Bring Me Joy: An It’s Immaterial ICA It’s Immaterial originally formed in Liverpool as a four-piece in 1980, releasing several singles and recording a number of John Peel Sessions. By 1984, It’s Immaterial was a duo – founder member John Campbell and … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #299: IT’S IMMATERIAL

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #295 : SWEDISH GIRLS : A COLLECTION OF NAMES

A GUEST POSTING by MARTIN ELLIOT (our Swedish Correspondent) Hi Jim, The recent name-centered ICA’s gave me the idea of a Swedish Girls ICA – not in the sense the expression Swedish Girls was made world famous in the 50’s and 60’s but songs in Swedish named after girls. I’ve kept to only songs in … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #295 : SWEDISH GIRLS : A COLLECTION OF NAMES

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #293: “CATH/KATH etc'”

Strangeways said yesterday afternoon, in respect of the Jims, Jimmys and James’ICA:- “A very fine idea for an ICA – and a lovely post. I wonder which female name could make up a companion piece?” SIDE 1: CATH – The Bluebells This ICA was hurriedly put together after seeing the comment from my good friend … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #293: “CATH/KATH etc’”

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #291 : “GOTH – THE BEST OPENING TRACKS”

A GUEST POSTING by ECHORICH AN ICA OF OPENING TRACKS – OR MUSINGS FROM A PART TIME GOTH I am obviously late to the Goth ICA Party, I blame the Florida sun, the Florida rain and, well Florida. I created this ICA almost within a day of JC’s challenge, but then, well, life…AND FLORIDA. Here … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #291 : “GOTH – THE BEST OPENING TRACKS”

AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #288 : BILLIE RAY MARTIN

A GUEST POSTING by KHAYEM Soul Rebel Sold Out To Disco: A Billie Ray Martin ICA There were two recent indirect nudges that finally got me to revisit and complete this ICA, one that I’ve been living with and playing around with in ridiculously expanded form for many, many months now: 1) The Vinyl Villain, … Continue reading AN IMAGINARY COMPILATION ALBUM : #288 : BILLIE RAY MARTIN