Bingo wanted this for his next track of the week but I pulled rank.
Live version of my favourite track from the I’m Your Man album released in 1988.
Venomous attack on his former boss at Fantasy Records Saul Zaentz. It was originally called Zanz Kant Danz but was changed for legal reasons. From the excellent 1985 album Centerfield. … Continue readingJohn Fogerty: Vanz Kant Danz
ONE of my favourite music videos is Robert Palmer’s Addicted to Love, directed by the fashion photographer Terence Donovan. Palmer is immaculate in white shirt, black trousers, skinny black tie and thousand-dollar … Continue readingRobert Palmer, rock ’n’ roll dandy
Two tracks for the price of one to cheer up a miserable Monday morning; from her excellent 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville.
Appropriately enough for a Sunday morning, the band that inspired the wonderful Innocence Mission to change direction.
Staying with the American theme for another day, this is Megan Hickey from her first LTC album, released in 2003.
Last in Matt’s short season of Texas tunes, for which many thanks. He says this is a ‘laid-back 1979 version of a song by Susanna Clark, wife of legendary Texan … Continue readingJerry Jeff Walker with Carole King: I’ll Be Your San Antone Rose
Approaching the end of Matt’s Texas season now. He tells us: ‘Nelson cut this jazzy tune for his little-known 1968 album of songs about his home state, Texas In My … Continue readingWillie Nelson: Dallas
No 5 in Matt’s country suite. He says: ‘This plaintive rodeo song was a 1983 hit for the honky-tonk crooner from Poteet, Texas.’