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2018

13.12.18

If you're into classical, try Idagio. It offers lossless streaming AND much better music search and music data than other services.

24.11.18

Muusikko Kari Kuuva kuoli 21.11. Kuuva kirjoitti ja levytti parodian Tango pelargonia, jonka tango-Suomi otti tosissaan.

17.11.18

- Laulu- ja soitinyhtye The Beatles, kuulutti Heikki Puskala @yleradio1 kun John Lennon oli täystyöllistänyt kurkkuaan kappaleessa Twist and Shout. Muisto menneiltä ajoilta tuo muotoilukin.

6.11.18

Third new country in four days. Now we have 40% of the FIFA countries covered. The newcomer is Albania.

5.11.18

New country, just two days after the previous one. This time it's Armenia in Erevan. Or is it Erevan in Armenia?

3.11.18

New country, Dominican Republic, brought by Phil Ochs in Santo Domingo, and new language, Hebrew, brought by Nadav Vikinski in Patagonia.

3.11.18

Tänään, pyhäinpäivänä 3.11., Avaruusromun pitkä ja hiljainen yö. Yle Radio 1 klo 22.05-03.00

3.11.18

From this day on, Songs & Places does not track visitors any more.

12.10.18

Korvissa alkoi soida 12.10.2018 iltapäivällä. Tältä se kuulostaa.

4.10.18

Charles Aznavour died on Monday, 1st October. On this site his fine Lisboa.

29.8.18

Songs are now played in full again instead of those annoying 30 sec previews (if you have premium). Spotify had changed the embed code at some point, which I only found out today.

27.3.18

Kabul by Metin Keskin brought a new country, Afghanistan, and a new language, Turkish. If it is Turkish, that is.

24.3.18

Leaderboard change: Aleksander trots and sails past Brazzaville. Humppa-Veikot, alas, seem to be struggling.

22.2.18

Country no. 81, Bangladesh. This should probably be by George Harrison but I couldn't find his version on Spotify.

6.2.18

Eihän tämä Saarijärvi Ruuneperiin sisällöltään liity, joten tulkoon vasta näin Ruuneperin jälkeen.

3.2.18

Added Hibbing, the town where Bob Dylan spent his childhood and where he had to get out of before he was twenty.

2.2.18

Added Clarksdale, the town where Muddy Waters lived most of his first thirty years.

8.1.18

Ray Thomas, founding member of the Moody Blues, died last Thursday. Story on Guardian.

1.1.18

Year 2018 opened by who other than gospodin Gorodnitsky. And opened with nothing less than a new country.