A wonderful find from 1972.
Following yesterday’s cover by the Cowboy Junkies of Neil Young’s Powderfinger, here’s another from the Latent stable. The original was the first track on Lou Reed’s eponymous debut solo album … Continue readingLee Harvey Osmond: I Can’t Stand It
One of the great Neil Young songs, and the Junksters do it justice.
Not as gloomy as it sounds, this is in fact a song about hope. Title track of his 1999 album.
A live one from the tortured Texas troubadour.
RIP Bill Withers, July 4 1938 to March 30, 2020.
There are many versions of this beautiful song but here the old crooner does it better than most. From his 1978 album The Bride Stripped Bare.
Only the lovely Bridget could describe standing in a dog’s egg with no shoes on as ‘bare feet getting dirt-pretty’. This lovely track is from her first album Ask Me … Continue readingBridget St John: Bare Feet and Hot Pavements
From before he started doing Louis Armstrong impressions.
The Edward G Robinson of rock never sang better than this. From Veedon Fleece, 1974.