Live performance from The Tube in 1985, after Tommy had decided to become Captain Beefheart’s vicar on earth.
Sadly you see very little live footage of Fotheringay. Thankfully, this is an exception. From the German TV programme Beat Club in 1970.
THIS week, our time-travelling Ford Anglia coughs its way into Edinburgh, late 1965. Multi-instrumentalist Robin Williamson and banjo player Clive Palmer, both 22, had spent two years as a duo … Continue readingIncredibles but true
Written by John Hiatt, one of the standout tracks from Ryland P’s 1980 album Borderline. And here’s a version by Rosanne Cash.
Live 1985 TV version of a key pick from Across a Crowded Room.
One of the more invigorating cuts from the 1977 LP The Modern Dance. I seem to remember having a five-album set of David Thomas’s solo work which failed to make … Continue readingPere Ubu: Non Alignment Pact
No fewer than 169million views for this 1988 video from the troubled Texan.
Dedicated to BoJo after his announcement that the end of lockdown is in sight. Stupid pillock for bringing it in at all.
Geordie clogdancers’ version of the excellent Anne Briggs song. From their 2009 album Here’s The Tender Coming.
Romeo Ryan thumps it home against Arsenal then sheds his shirt to reveal a hirsute interior. Was anyone else reminded of the scene in Barbarella where the man with the … Continue readingGiggsy’s chest