WELL, folks, after three years of music columns, we come to the end of my 100 favourite albums. If you missed any, they are all available here. Let me repeat, once … Continue readingMy Top Five
Following Wilco’s A&M debut yesterday, here they are backing Lord Bragg on Woody Guthrie’s song. Mermaid Avenue’s a pretty good album.
Some nifty guitar work from the Wilcsters on their 2015 album Star Wars.
One of the great romantic lyrics: If I was a booger, would you blow your nose?
From their 2014 album English Oceans. And here’s a live acoustic version. Why doesn’t he do something about his hair?
In 2003, Will Oldham decided to re-record some of his old lo-fi stuff with a bunch of crack Nashville session men. This one is a distinct improvement on the original, … Continue readingBonnie ‘Prince’ Billy: Gulf Shores
Surprisingly tuneful 2002 effort from the Pixies front man.
I HAD planned this to be the final instalment of my list of favourite albums but enjoyed revisiting them so much that my keyboard ran away with me. So here … Continue readingMy Top 100 Part Ten
From his eponymous 1968 debut album. Good, too.
From the excellent 1970 LP Shooting at the Moon. And here’s Bridget singing it with a Japanese folk musician in 2010.