Just when I thought that psychedelia was this year’s thing, along comes something definitely different. This week, I am ‘Spillin’ The Beans about the debut EP by Edinburgh four-piece Bluebirds. Continue reading
Another interesting batch of worms for you – I’m off to the Holywell Green Community Festival this weekend (I’m writing this in advance) – so I’m going to be well and truly music-ed out. Anyway, lots to enjoy. If you have an earworm you’d like to share, please send an .mp3 or link to firstname.lastname@example.org, together with a short paragraph about why you’ve chosen it. I’ll do the rest – thanks to all contributors!
David Wilcox – The Sacrifice – tincanman: Gun violence in America; what fun.
The Trumpeteers – I’ll Fly Away – Ravi Raman: Came across this great harmony in a 45 song, two CD set called Folk, Gospel & Blues a few days before Peter threw open the SongBar for In Memoriam week.
Bessie Smith – Woman’s Trouble – severin: No not that sort. It’s Bessie Smith and she has been sent to jail and is not best pleased.
Loggins and Messina – Vahevala – AliM: A blast from the past – 1974 – and their album “On Stage”. Guitar, violin and flute, seagulls … all building to a magnificent crescendo. Bear with it, you may be pleasantly surprised. Continue reading