This lovely 2013 album track was written for Buffett by Mark Knopfler, who also supplies guitar.
Live from the Gulf Coast in 2010, one of Jimmy’s earliest and best numbers.
A performance in his beloved Key West in the final year of his life.
Beginning a salute to Jimmy, who has died at the age of 75, here is the song that turned him into a billionaire by spawning a business empire including clothing, … Continue readingJimmy Buffett: Margaritaville
Son of Doris Day, mate of Charles Manson, and a not untalented lad.
Back Door, a Yorkshire-based jazz trio, were a real curiosity in that bass guitar, played by Colin Hodgkinson, was the lead instrument. This track, which I heard on a John … Continue readingBack Door: One Day You’re Down, The Next Day You’re Down
Live 1979 version of the song from their eponymous first album three years earlier. ‘You look good in blue; it matches your skin’ and of course ‘I could give you … Continue readingBlondie: You Look Good in Blue
Live in the studio, 1973, Ian Gomm takes lead vocals on the song from the Please Don’t Ever Change LP.
Live in Germany, 1975, a song that never appeared on a Brinsleys album but was eventually recorded by Ian Gomm.
Still in Germany, 1970 and a song which so far as I am aware did not appear on record until 2021’s Last Orders.