A nice gentle ballad for a rainy Tuesday morning.
IN a previous column we left Captain Beefheart claiming all the credit for his 1969 double-album masterpiece Trout Mask Replica and insisting that his band’s contribution was negligible, much to their chagrin. A grudging … Continue readingWell-done Beefheart Part 2
Two grizzled legends letting it rip in 2014.
Old Louis looks 20 years younger here than he did 10 years before when I saw him in Manchester.
Always enjoy this rocker from the Exile in Guyville album. Pity she’s so backward in coming forward on the video.
I have to say the bumfluff/ponytail look does nothing for me. He was great though, old Wozza.
Is that Pendle Hill I see in the background? No, obviously not.
I have friends who were actually at this, her final concert. Sadly I was 200 miles away.
A short film about the making of what regular readers will know is one of my all-time favourite records. Spot producer Michael Nesmith in a succession of natty outfits. Half … Continue readingBert Jansch: LA Turnaround – the movie
The Shut Up . . . and Guitar albums don’t get played too regularly at Ashworth Towers but I’m always pleased when tracks such as this pop up on the … Continue readingFrank Zappa: That’s Not Really Reggae