London Tales Carol & Sam 1960/70s The Grove Days W2 W11 W10

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

String ©

String carol grimes September 2018 © I love to sing, I would love to fly, to wing it and sing it, please wrap it  - and tie it with string for me. String rhymes with sing and wing, I like string -  a useful thing- of many colours, textures, thickness, and weight. To hold your trousers when you have … Continue reading String ©

Two Interviews/ The Singers Tale Show & some reviews

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

Feeling Old and in the Way

 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

I believe in us – in you and me

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

A Sparrow

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSXi0IMEGmE&list=PLnoQ_BoAFYv3EDb2iPxUYzsbNeEFwVyUM&index=4&t=53s   Published on Mar 24, 2013 A song by Carol Grimes from the album "Heavy Poet-ting and a Little Peace by A Loving Company" ~ in aid of St Joseph's Hospice. Featuring the exceptional Annie Whitehead on trombone, and Jennifer Maidman on percussion and uke (or mandolin?)....recorded and mixed by Jennifer as well...Visuals Michael … Continue reading A Sparrow