Even I know it should be ‘bought’ not ‘buyed’ and I’m a thick spaniel.
ONE of the many pleasures of living in the country is that there are occasional tractor runs, when vintage farm vehicles parade through the village before driving around for a … Continue readingTransports of delight
Live rendition of the first track from the wonderful Carrie and Lowell album.
Remember when this smoky-voiced Elvis lookalike was going to be the next big thing?
This was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. It was recorded by the Rolling Stones in 1966, and released in January 1967. It was the group’s fourth chart-topper in … Continue readingMelanie: Ruby Tuesday
Longest and probably the best track from the Pink Moon album.
Touching love song from the 2002 album Control. We were walking, holding handsWith our bare feet in the sandAnd the seagulls overheadWhen I broke the spell and said‘I could never … Continue readingPedro the Lion: Options
First track from their 2011 album Barton Hollow.
A live version with banjo (yay!) from 1968.
THANKS for your positive response to Part 2 last week. Here goes with ten more of my personal favourites from the last half century or so. 80 Iris DeMent: Infamous Angel (1992) It was in March … Continue readingMy top 100 – Part 3