From the former Hatfielder’s 2010 solo album Stream, with guest vocals by Robert Wyatt.
I only recently acquired Rory’s BBC Sessions double CD and wish I’d done it earlier.
This was written by Huey ‘Piano’ Smith. He recorded it with his group, Huey ‘Piano’ Smith and His Clowns in 1958, but it was not released until 1971 on the … Continue readingFrankie Ford: Sea Cruise
One of my first rock interviews was with Ace bassist Tex Comer, the reason being that he was from Burnley. And a very nice chap he was too.
Wistful song by Bill Callahan about a prison officer taking inmates for a swim. From the 1999 album Knock Knock.
From the magnificent You Can’t Do That On Stage Vol 2; the Helsinki concert. The oft-performed Inca Roads is a firm fan favourite.
This was written by Graham Nash when he was a member of the Hollies, but it was rejected as not commercial enough. Here is a clip of the group trying … Continue readingCrosby, Stills and Nash: Marrakesh Express
I remember when this came out as a single in 1969, a Radio One breakfast DJ, probably Noel Edmonds, introduced it by saying: ‘Here’s little Roger Daltrey from The Who. … Continue readingThe Who: I’m Free
Good song, just not quite sentimental enough for me. Love the barnet.
Nice live cover of the Loudon classic.