From the 2003 album Failer. She got a bit mushy in later years but this is on the money. Could even be Crazy Horse backing her (but it isn’t).
Always enjoyed the instrumental Glad, from 1970’s John Barleycorn Must Die album. Here’s a live version I’ve just found.
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Highlight track from their 2000 album Two Against Nature. This is a live version. RIP Walter Becker.
A live version of the delightful song from the 1954 Broadway musical Peter Pan. Rickie Lee first recorded it on her 1991 album Pop Pop.
Irresistible number from the Texas twangster. This is the title track of his 1986 breakthrough album.
Good stuff from the Philadelphia band who have clearly listened to a great deal of late-sixties English folk. This is on their third album, Espers II (sic)
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Terrific song by the ex-Monkee from his 1973 album Pretty Much Your Standard Ranch Stash.
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