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Origins: Colin Henderson

GUEST,Peterr 25 May 08 - 05:49 PM
Jim Dixon 28 Mar 09 - 03:44 PM
GUEST,Shelagh Doyle & Norman Castle 08 Jun 10 - 11:35 PM
GUEST,Malcolm Wakeman ( The Timoneers ) 03 Oct 16 - 03:32 PM
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Subject: Origins: Colin Henderson
From: GUEST,Peterr
Date: 25 May 08 - 05:49 PM

Many years ago got a tape of Tom Topping Band and via this fine forum got confirmation from Harvey Andrews among others that Colin was the author of some great songs. I've just refound the tape and a song on it starts 'Open your eys, take a look at the day, Is the sky bright blue or a dirty dark grey' etc. Did he write this one as well, if so and even if not the songs he wrote (eg Cold on the road tonight) deserve to be much better known.

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Subject: RE: Origins: Colin Henderson
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 28 Mar 09 - 03:44 PM

It's hard to find information about Colin Henderson. "Rambles: A Cultural Arts Magazine" has reviewed a couple of his albums: Highway of Diamonds: The Songs of Bob Dylan (2003) and Shifting Sands (2005), but he apparently published the albums himself, and the reviews don't even give complete track lists, or information about how to buy the albums or how to contact the performer. It doesn't even tell you if the performer is British, American, Australian, or what.

A lot of good it does to send review copies to Rambles!

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Subject: RE: Origins: Colin Henderson
From: GUEST,Shelagh Doyle & Norman Castle
Date: 08 Jun 10 - 11:35 PM

The lyrics are from a song is called "Making Ends Meet" which was indeed written by Colin Henderson. And yes - he does deserve to be much better known - he has written some wonderful songs which should be recorded by many and heard by the world.

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Subject: RE: Origins: Colin Henderson
From: GUEST,Malcolm Wakeman ( The Timoneers )
Date: 03 Oct 16 - 03:32 PM

For us Colin Henderson's ' Cold on the Road Tonight ' is a classic
A beautifully crafted composition in
, melody and lyric it has stood the test of time - we will be performing it October 14, 2016 at Solihull Core Theatre. Thank you Colin as soon as we start we are back at Heswall, wonderful times, great people, " It seems like only yesterday " and you know what sort of a day that was !
Thank you Colin the cheque is in the post !
Malcolm aka Hearty

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