Throughout the 1960/70s I lived in many places, often homeless. From West Cromwell Earls Court to The Brompton Road, Worlds End Chelsea, then over to Swinbrook Road just off Goldbourne Road in North Kensington, to St. Stevens Gardens then on to All Saints Road. My years in The Grove, bar some nasty encounters with The … Continue reading London Tales Carol & Sam 1960/70s The Grove Days W2 W11 W10
A Documentary set in Folkestone and London
Preview/Interview: The Singer's Tale London Jazz News, 13th February 2015 Link: http://www.londonjazznews.com Carol Grimes was one of the very first performers to appear at St James Studio (preview from 2012). In this new interview with Sebastian, she talked about the first outings of her new autobiographical project “The Singer's Tale,” for which she will return … Continue reading Two Interviews/ The Singers Tale Show & some reviews
A song from a Poem I wrote called 'Mau Mau' Track below the Poem Mau Mau © Europe with your lands your beauty and your culture. Why did you rape and plunder so many lands and lives? You destroyed denied stole and erased. But spirits don't die. They cry but don’t die. When I was a … Continue reading London Against Racism 1970 – ????
An extract from The Singers Tale https://soundcloud.com/user1698211/why-dont-they-dance-cd-same-name Nothing like feeling old and in the way. Crowded high street, a gang of girls walking towards me - straddled across the pavement like an impenetrable wall of young women. Stand my ground or swerve into the gutter? They show no sign of seeing me. Closer closer. … Continue reading Feeling Old and in the Way
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IWkO_XBJWtc I believe. Carol Grimes © I believe in us in you and me Because if I do not believe what is there? I believe in us the human race. I must understand - who are we? Why are we? Our history, circle over circle over circle round now listen. survival by the sword, the gun, the … Continue reading I believe in us – in you and me