One of my first rock interviews was with Ace bassist Tex Comer, the reason being that he was from Burnley. And a very nice chap he was too.
Wistful song by Bill Callahan about a prison officer taking inmates for a swim. From the 1999 album Knock Knock.
From the magnificent You Can’t Do That On Stage Vol 2; the Helsinki concert. The oft-performed Inca Roads is a firm fan favourite.
This was written by Graham Nash when he was a member of the Hollies, but it was rejected as not commercial enough. Here is a clip of the group trying … Continue readingCrosby, Stills and Nash: Marrakesh Express
I remember when this came out as a single in 1969, a Radio One breakfast DJ, probably Noel Edmonds, introduced it by saying: ‘Here’s little Roger Daltrey from The Who. … Continue readingThe Who: I’m Free
Good song, just not quite sentimental enough for me. Love the barnet.
Nice live cover of the Loudon classic.
Based on the tune to Auld Lang Syne, this was written by Pat Best and recorded by the group of which he was a member, the Four Tunes. It reached No … Continue readingI Understand (Just How You Feel)
Wonderful clip from 1930. Betty Boop´s creators were so ahead of their time
A former colleague once described as ‘the greatest moment of my life’ seeing Led Zep launch into Kashmir at Knebworth in 1979. Not much of a life, if you ask … Continue readingLed Zeppelin: Kashmir