Tag: Ol man river

Diary Of A Busker Day 356

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 356 Sunday April 14th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Bellis, Time: 12:35-2:O3pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:15-4:3Opm). I’ve come in today because it was raining all day yesterday…so I missed out on my Greek snack from that nice lady from the stall. About 45 minutes into the 1st set, I’m doing James Bond and then,… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 351

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 351 Sunday April 7th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 2:33-3:18pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 3:25-5:15pm). I would have gone for the middle spot if not for some young strummer right near there. Strangely, I can’t remember what he was crucifying today although it’s just come to me what he was doing the other… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 271

TweetDary Of A Busker Day 271 Saturday August 18th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Oxfam, Time: 1:17-3:05pm, 2. opposite Waterstones, Time: 3:57-4:24pm, 3. oppsote Oxfam, Time: 4:33-6:18pm). I come into the high street just as Rockin’ Rob and his girlfriend are on their way out – heading to The Royal Oak in Salisbury to do a proper gig. Rob tells… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 214

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 214 Friday March 23rd Winchester High Street (opposite O2, Time: 2:05-3:05pm). A short but lucrative session at the Buttercross end of town. Fabio from London likes my Old Man River – says it reminds him of Scott Joplin, which, although I can’t quite understand – I’m flattered by. He’s interested in busking down here and… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 166

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 166 Wednesday October 12th Winchester High Street (1. opposite Phase Eight, Time: 11:20-12pm, 2. opposite Card Factory, Time: 12:25-3pm, 3. opposite WH Smiths, Time: 3:45-4:25pm).         I’m feeling brave – I start the day in the busy part of the street. Not long into Ol’ Man River, a man, about 60, walking by says, “Mind… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day 156

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 156 Thursday September 15th Winchester High Street (1. opposite The Body Shop, Time: 2:55-5:28pm, 2. opposite Oxfam, Time: 5:58-6:36pm).        Unusually, I decide to begin the day at the busier (but vehicle noise-free) part of the High Street. A young busker – I think this is Ben, whose Gibson one pickup guitar I played recently, stops… Read more →

Diary Of A Busker Day ~ 129

TweetDiary Of A Busker Day 129 Monday July 11th Winchester High Street (1. corner of Marks And Spencer, Time: 10:55-1:15pm, 2. opposite Vodafone, Time: 1:48-5pm). For the first part of this long session I have the sun on me – this being the only place I play which is on the sunny side of the High Street. However, the black… Read more →