One of the great Neil Young songs, and the Junksters do it justice.
Not as gloomy as it sounds, this is in fact a song about hope. Title track of his 1999 album.
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
A live one from the tortured Texas troubadour.
RIP Bill Withers, July 4 1938 to March 30, 2020.
There are many versions of this beautiful song but here the old crooner does it better than most. From his 1978 album The Bride Stripped Bare.
Only the lovely Bridget could describe standing in a dog’s egg with no shoes on as ‘bare feet getting dirt-pretty’. This lovely track is from her first album Ask Me … Continue readingBridget St John: Bare Feet and Hot Pavements
From before he started doing Louis Armstrong impressions.
The Edward G Robinson of rock never sang better than this. From Veedon Fleece, 1974.
This brilliant clip is taken from Martin Scorsese’s film of the 1975 Rolling Thunder Revue and was shot at the home of singer Gordon Lightfoot. The song is about Joni’s … Continue readingJoni Mitchell: Coyote