This was written by the Fleetwoods – Gretchen Christopher, Barbara Ellis and Gary Troxel. It was their first hit, reaching No 1 in America and No 5 in Britain in … Continue readingThe Fleetwoods: Come Softly to Me
Brilliant title track from the 2012 album by the Drive By Truckers’ former frontman, played live.
Live version of a song from the band’s marvellous eponymous 1998 album.
THIS time last year I wrote about Harvest Festival, which I had just missed. This year I am a bit early – it is on October 4. This is because … Continue readingCome, Ye Thankful People, Come
This was written by the founders of Carter Lewis and the Southerners, John Carter and Ken Lewis. I wrote about their excellent song Sweet and Tender Romance here. https://am-records.com/2020/08/28/carter-lewis-and-the-southerners-sweet-and-tender-romance/ Can’t You Hear My … Continue readingGoldie and the Gingerbreads: Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat
Following the tracks by him that I posted earlier this week, here’s a programme about the great Yorkshire singer and comedian after his untimely death in 2003. I well remember … Continue readingA tribute to Tony Capstick
So much of its time, and vying for the title of least photogenic band in the world, a track from 1971. A toffee apple to anyone who can name the … Continue readingMountain: Don’t Look Around
This is a new discovery. I think I’m going to like BG-C very much.
A COUPLE of columns ago we examined how Dr Feelgood evolved in early-1970s Essex as a dagger to the heart of the (in some cases) increasingly overblown and narcissistic rock … Continue reading1-2-3-4 Ramones!
Apart from being such a good comedian (see yesterday) Capstick was also no mean singer. Here he joins Burland and Gaughan on a song by that great class warrior Ewan … Continue readingDave Burland, Tony Capstick, Dick Gaughan: Shoals of Herring