One of the great Neil Young songs, and the Junksters do it justice.
This was the group’s debut single released in the UK on 6 August 1965. It reached No 14. Group members Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane derived the tuen from Solomon … Continue readingSmall Faces: Whatcha Gonna Do About It
Not as gloomy as it sounds, this is in fact a song about hope. Title track of his 1999 album.
Ok, it’s cheesy, but it’s a great melody. It was written by Don Black and Mark London as the theme song for the 1967 film To Sir, with Love, starring Sidney … Continue readingLulu: To Sir With Love
A FEW days ago it was revealed that the greatly admired American singer-songwriter John Prine was seriously ill with coronavirus. Prine, 73, was admitted to hospital on Thursday March 26 … Continue readingPrayin’ for Prine
Great title! From the 1973 LP Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night.
A live one from the tortured Texas troubadour.
This song by Motown’s Holland-Dozier-Holland (Lamont Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie Holland) was the B-side of Jimmy Mack, which was Martha & the Vandellas’ last Top Ten hit in … Continue readingMartha & The Vandellas: Third Finger, Left Hand
TODAY is Palm Sunday, and I can’t do better than repeat the story about Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem to meet the barbaric fate he knew awaited him as I told it … Continue readingAll Glory, Laud and Honour
RIP Bill Withers, July 4 1938 to March 30, 2020.