Kirsty MacColl: They Don’t Know


Winsome 1979 single by the lovely Kirsty, who died in a Mexican speedboat accident aged only 41. Her dad, the great class warrior Ewan MacColl (born James Miller), used to live with Peggy Seeger round the corner from us in suburban Shortlands, Bromley – just about the least edgy environment you could imagine.


One Reply to “Kirsty MacColl: They Don’t Know”

  1. Kirsty MacColl, the most under-appreciated and under-rated British songwriter ever. While her voice was brilliant, her songwriting was even better, absolutely top drawer.

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