Lovely version of the classic song, performed at the Roundhouse in 1972 for the Greasy Truckers Party. Much as I revere the Brinsleys, however, I have to say the original … Continue readingBrinsley Schwarz: Private Number
WHAT is the difference between a hymn and a gospel song? There is no solid definition that I can find, and I am forced to the conclusion that ‘gospel song’ … Continue readingPass Me Not, O Gentle Savior
Sweet piece of hippiedom from their 1971 album The Asmoto Running Band. Also to be found on the excellent compilation Dust on the Nettles.
It really gets going about the two-minute mark. Big lass, big noise.
This was written by Paul McCartney for the 1969 film The Magic Christian. McCartney made a demo of it in July 1969, playing all the instruments and singing the double-tracked vocals. When … Continue readingBadfinger: Come and Get It
FOR the hard-up music lover in the late Sixties and early Seventies, budget-priced sampler albums were heaven-sent. For just a few bob you could travel through a record label’s roster … Continue readingThe joy of samplers
Featuring the one and only Wilko Johnson on guitar.
A world without cats, eh? Worth thinking about . . .
As I have said before I was not a great Dylan fan, but I do like this one, probably because it is more like a pop song than a lecture. … Continue readingBob Dylan: I Want You
I’ve remarked before that Eef sounds a lot like a young Loudon Wainwright III.