Brilliant. Just brilliant.
‘I ‘ave a dog and a good dog too, and I keeps him in me keepin’.’ Wise words from the Tabester on her 1976 debut album Airs and Graces. The … Continue readingJune Tabor: While Gamekeepers Lie Sleeping
Blimey, what a tearjerker! This one had me howling. From the 2015 album Kill The Lights. Whimper, whimper.
A friend of the family described this as the most sexist country song of all time. I don’t know what he means. From the 1967 LP Don’t Squeeze My Sharmon.
This was recommended to me by reader Andy Marshall, for which many thanks. It comes from Nina’s 2000 album Dogs, and you don’t get many better titles than that.
Neil Young wrote this following the death of his beloved towler and included it on his 1992 album Harvest Moon. Here he performs it live with Emmylou Harris.
I’ve already shared Dogsong the lullaby with you, from the Tanyas’ debut album Blue Horse. This melancholy beauty is from their second LP, Chinatown, released in 2003. Listen and weep.
From 1983: ‘This is a story ’bout a dawg.’ Gets me strutting my funky stuff all round the garden.
From the 1992 album Goin’ Back to New Orleans. RIP Mac Rebennack, died June 2019.
Proto punk from 1969, before Iggy had wrinkles. Nowadays he looks like a Shar Pei, and not in a good way.