Following on from Joni’s Amelia, this is taken from the 1972 album In Search of Amelia Earhart. And here are Gillian Welch and Alison Krauss with their version from the … Continue readingPlainsong: I’ll Fly Away
‘Like Icarus ascending, on beautiful foolish arms’. Magical live version of one of the greatest songs ever written.
Fifty years after I first heard it, this still sends shivers down my back.
Featuring an extremely shaggy Rodular barnet, a live version from French TV.
FROM the day I started infants’ school at the age of five, my mother insisted that I come home every day for lunch. Perhaps influenced by her own experience as … Continue readingSchool meals, yum!
Commencing a short season on the theme of flight, a live version of the Gillster’s wistful tune from her classic 1995 debut album Revival.
A debut appearance on A & M for Stephen Malkmus and Co. Great video.
Lovely ambient stuff from 1982.
With brilliant footage supplied by Nasa. Majestic.
Nothing wrong with a bit of culture now and then . . .