Live 1981 version of the track from the Zoot Allures album, chosen mainly because of FZ’s ridiculous frock. Here’s another, more jaunty take, this time with Captain Beefheart on vocals.
‘I’m Lux Interior and this is my wife Poison Ivy’. How can you resist the Cramps, recorded live here in a New York club in 1981? We used to have … Continue readingThe Cramps: Human Fly/Teenage Werewolf
Couldn’t resist another visit to the lovely My Echo album, recorded during Laura’s marriage break-up. Perhaps she spent too much time on the bog. Sorry, crass, insensitive.
Magical track for a Sunday morning from the excellent 2020 album My Echo. My only complaint is that on the cover she appears to be taking a dump.
Concluding this short aquatic season, Talking Heads’ majestic remake of the Al Green classic from their 1978 sophomore album More Songs About Buildings and Food. And here’s a live version … Continue readingTalking Heads: Take Me To The River
Such a sad and lonely song, one of the many highlights of the Blue album.
No apologies for revisiting this great song. I’ve always loved the title track from the 1973 album by Reid, who in my view could have achieved much more in his … Continue readingTerry Reid: River
Another cut from the 1974 Blame it on the Night album. Love the demented cackling at the beginning.
This fairly rare clip is apparently from a rehearsal in May 1987.
Live-in-the-studio version of the song from 2011’s Kiss Each Other Clean.