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Thursday, 5 September 2019


Available for freelance writing commissions on a variety of subjects including family history, nostalgic Belfast and its famous people, shops, shoppers & shopping, the golden age of Hollywood (esp westerns) and humorous pieces on life's weird and wonderful. Op-eds, columns, non-fiction book reviews too. 
CV of published material available on request. & @JoeCushnan

John Stewart, one of my favourite singer/songwriter/performers ever. He wrote many great songs, the most lucrative being Daydream Believer, a huge hit for The Monkees. He was a Kingston Trio member for a while and then a solo performer. His live double album, The Phoenix Concerts, is a joy to behold.

Remembering him today. He would have been 80. He died in 2008. I read his obituary in a newspaper on a flight to San Francisco. A sad moment.

RIP sir. You gave and still give me so much

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