The most beautiful song Alex Chilton ever wrote, from the album Third/Sister Lovers. And here are a couple of lovely performances by the tribute project Big Star’s Third, led by … Continue readingBig Star: Blue Moon
Commencing a short season of songs on a lunar theme, this was recorded at the start of the Beggars Banquet sessions in 1968.
From the wonderful 1970 album The Rout of the Blues.
What a lovely song this is. Taken from her 2011 children’s album Tumble Bee. And here’s another chance to listen to Nesmith’s version.
Fairly recent live version with the three drummers. Old Frippo’s still got it, hasn’t he, even if the hair’s long gone?
From his classic 1966 album It Serve (correct) You Right To Suffer.
Browne sings Dylan: What could be finer?
Before we take a break from classic country, here’s a belter from 1986.
Couldn’t resist a little addendum to Matt’s country series. This from the 1989 album . . . And His Large Band. And on a lighter note we have Half Man, … Continue readingLyle Lovett: I Married Her Just Because She Looks Like You
Matt’s final country break-up choice, for now, although I’m hoping he’ll delight us with more from his stellar collection. This is from 1982, and what a weepie.