Lovely version of the classic song, performed at the Roundhouse in 1972 for the Greasy Truckers Party. Much as I revere the Brinsleys, however, I have to say the original … Continue readingBrinsley Schwarz: Private Number
Sweet piece of hippiedom from their 1971 album The Asmoto Running Band. Also to be found on the excellent compilation Dust on the Nettles.
It really gets going about the two-minute mark. Big lass, big noise.
FOR the hard-up music lover in the late Sixties and early Seventies, budget-priced sampler albums were heaven-sent. For just a few bob you could travel through a record label’s roster … Continue readingThe joy of samplers
Featuring the one and only Wilko Johnson on guitar.
I’ve remarked before that Eef sounds a lot like a young Loudon Wainwright III.
I was reminded of this while rewatching the brilliant Dr Feelgood documentary Oil City Confidential. Roadrunner was the late Lee Brilleaux’s favourite song and a template for his lifestyle.
Sheer class from 1969.
Recommended by reader John Lewis, for which many thanks.
Live version of the country-soul classic from the Eighties.