ONE of the most common nightmares, I have been led to believe, involves sitting an exam for which one is completely unprepared. In my case, it actually happened – and … Continue readingWhat’s Latin for failure?
Yesterday we had Canada’s McGarrigle sisters performing this lovely song in 1976. Today it’s the turn of the precocious Soderberg sisters from Stockholm, 40 years later.
Always loved this song from the sisters’ debut album. Kate, who died in 2010, was of course the first Mrs Loudon Wainwright III and the mother of Rufus and Martha … Continue readingKate & Anna McGarrigle: Complainte pour Ste-Cathérine
Eight minutes of pure entertainment for the footie fan.
One of my favourite Colvin tracks, from the Fat City album.
A new take on the poignant song from New Morning.
One of my favourite songs from the Babbacombe Lee LP. And here’s an X-rated version.
In yesterday’s clip Zappa referred to an appearance on the Mike Douglas Show, where he was backed by the studio band. Here it is.
Swimming against the PC tide, the late Sean Lock, RIP. I loved 15 Storeys High.
One of FZ’s great guitar vehicles. This 1976 version clocks in at 18 minutes. The lass singing is Bianca Odin.