Written by Don Everly, this was recorded on July 7, 1959, at the RCA Victor studio in Nashville, Tennessee, with Chet Atkins on guitar. It was released later that month … Continue readingEverly Brothers: (Till) I Kissed You
Written by Lou Reed and one of many excellent tracks on her 1967 LP Chelsea Girl, which refers to New York’s scuzzy Chelsea Hotel rather than the footie club which … Continue readingNico: Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams
With vocals by Shirley Simms, another selection from the 1999 triple CD 69 Love Songs, of which I have said before 23 are great.
ONE of the greatest songs of any era, any genre, has to be Love Hurts (Mrs Ashworth writes: Definitely the best pop song ever). Written by the prolific Boudleaux Bryant, it was … Continue readingGram and Emmylou
Lovely, soporific selection from the Plateaux of Mirror album, released in 1980. If you like it, there are longer versions available on YouTube.
Never mind Henry Jones, save the bones for Bingo Reginald Ashworth. By the way, this is possibly the worst miming you will ever see.
A FEW days ago my husband Alan heard a cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) while he was on the fells with the dog. According to the old rhyme, ‘in June I change … Continue readingCuckoos clocked
Somehow a jazz tune manages to sneak its way through the A&M security barriers. This is lovely; taken from Miles’s soundtrack to the 1958 cheese-eating-surrender-monkey movie Ascenseur Pour L’Echafaud, starring … Continue readingMiles Davis: Generique
Hauntingly beautiful clip from the Ruth is Stranger . . . album. And here’s the original Charlie Haden version.
Despite the horrid textspeak title, 2020’s You Kin B The Sun is a strong album from the former Be Good Tanya; her tunes helped along by Al Green’s rhythm section. … Continue readingFrazey Ford: Everywhere