Utterly bizarre. Can’t imagine for one minute that drugs were involved.
With a slightly deranged edge that was Cale’s trademark, here’s a great track from the 1975 album Helen of Troy. Love the juxtaposition of soaring female voices and Chris Spedding’s … Continue readingJohn Cale: My Maria
Dig out the old Hawaiian shirt again, close your eyes and let this waft over you.
The recent fine weather reminded me of this song, taken from the 1971 album The House on the Hill and released as a single to minor success. You will probably … Continue readingAudience: Indian Summer
Such a relaxing track – my iPod shuffled it when I was trying to reach the Land of Nod the other night and it did the trick beautifully. From 1977’s … Continue readingBrian Eno: By This River
One of their greatest tracks, from the 1971 album Fragile. And here’s a 2017 performance from the old geezers.
No one tugs the heartstrings quite like the great Nic. https://am-records.com/2018/10/15/nic-jones-national-treasure/ From the 2001 retrospective Unearthed.
Hard to believe this 1970 prog workout came from a band that included both Robert Palmer and Elkie Brooks.
JW, the ultimate Seventies tribute act. This is a live version of the song from the 2013 album Fanfare.
Live 2000 version of one of my favourite Dan songs, from the 1975 album Katy Lied. If you’ve ever wondered what the hell it’s all about, this should help https://songmeanings.com/songs/view/140470/ … Continue readingSteely Dan: Bad Sneakers