Month: October 2012

Diary Of A Busker Day 293

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 293 Saturday October 6th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 2:08-3:43pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:05-5:35pm). A few songs in and I look to my left and it’s Henry Gray, smiling away in his electric buggy. I finish the song – La Vie En Rose – and go into Henry’s favourite – Over The… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 292

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 292 Thursday October 4th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 1:49-3:05pm). A man who I’ve seen a couple of times before asks if I can play Mr. Tambourine Man, as he’s heard me play it before(!?) I tell him he must be thinking of someone else – I know the song but I don’t… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 291

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 291 Wednesday October 3rd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 12:50-1:56pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:36-3:43pm). I’ve barely finished the first song when I notice someone’s turned on some music in a nearby shop, across the road – not loud enough to drown me out but loud enough that I can hear it behind… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 290

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 290 Saturday September 29th Greenwich Market, London (outside The Coach And Horses public house, Time: 1:35-3:03pm, 4:35-6:03pm). I’m back outside the same pub I was outside in January last year, just after I started this whole busking thing – again at the invitation of Gary, who’s asked me to play for a bit at the… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 289

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 289 Thursday September 27th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Vodafone, Time: 2:33-4:03pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 4:32-5:10pm). A ‘good’ hour and a half in the middle spot and I manage to do the whole lot without repeating anything, although I had an embarrassing moment – a very long moment – during As Time Goes By,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 288

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 288 Wednesday September 26th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 1:45-2:54pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3:04-4:15pm). It’s been raining pretty much all day every day since I last went out but it’s cleared up today…for a bit…I hope. I get through two songs, then most of Here Comes The Sun then it rains so… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 287

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 287 Saturday September 22nd Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 3-4:13pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 4:36-6:30pm). My third public outing with the ‘psychedelic’ double-neck…and I’m still not sure about it and I’ve spent whole evenings trying to make it sound like my Epiphone, playing them one after the other, plugging in one, playing it… Read more →