The MOJO awards

I\’m surprised to see the Manic Street Preachers, Dinosaur Jr and the Fall are the key honourees at the MOJO awards.

I would have expected to see Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen representing the old guard, maybe Mark Knopfler and the Beastie Boys for a bit of 80s action, with Amy Winehouse, Mark Ronson and Pink for the present day.

I mean, I\’m more Jewish than James Bradfield, J Mascis and Mark E Smith, and I\’m not even eligible to make aliyah (well, unless my dad converts \’back\’ or I marry my ex, neither of which seem especially likely).

And yeah, I know Tim Westwood isn\’t black, but all the other MOBO winners were…


2 thoughts on “The MOJO awards

  1. Neil says:

    You missed out Infected Mushroom. And Rachel Stevens.

  2. Neil says:

    Oh, and Zarif.

    I’m starting to wonder if you’re inadvertandly onto something here. Award shows are money for old rope, after all.

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