London Tales – Lonely, broke and Randy

I wrote this during a troubled time in the 1980s whilst living in Bethnal Green with my Son in The Grand Union Housing Co-op, London E2 https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/lonely-broke-and-randy-from-cd Lonely Broke And Randy / Grimes/Hrybowicz  CD 'Eyes Wide Open' Sitting in a Bus Shelter I hope the last one hasn't gone - the night seems so dark … Continue reading London Tales – Lonely, broke and Randy

London Tales – Mind the Gap

https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/mind-the-gap Mind The Gap Grimes/ Hrybowicz Written when living in Tower Hamlets East London 1979 - 1993 Annie with her shopping Bag  gets mugged right on the High Street Angry Harry in his Jag 'Wheres all the decent people gone? But Harry doesn't want no trouble, Harry don't want no fuss- he quickly puts his … Continue reading London Tales – Mind the Gap

London Tales – Springtime in Whitechapel

https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/springtime-in-whitechapel Written when I lived in Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, East London Springtime in Whitechapel, © Grimes/ Marland  1979 recorded 1980  Scarred face in the moonlight - wind blows with a hard bite Darkness falls just another night. Out I crawl am I feeling right? Don’t know why I hide away - I can’t seem, can’t … Continue reading London Tales – Springtime in Whitechapel

Reviews St. James Theatre & taking my Singers Tale to The Edinburgh Festival

  CAROL GRIMES WITH DORIAN FORD: THE SINGER'S TALE 22nd - 24th August at 1.45pm “Carol Grimes, the Piaf singer/songwriter of British music. This raw, in your face sublime performer, takes you with her on a musical journey through her extraordinary life. “The Singers Tale weaves its stories, sometimes shady, mad and bad, but with music … Continue reading Reviews St. James Theatre & taking my Singers Tale to The Edinburgh Festival