From the 1975 album Unrequited, this is a song about his baby son’s enthusiasm for his mother’s milk. Ironic, really, that camp-as-a-row-of-tents Rufus Wainwright turned out to be anything but … Continue readingLoudon Wainwright III: Rufus is a Tit Man
The old Leftie’s take on Dylan’s Subterranean Homesick Blues, with guitar assistance from Mister Paul Weller. Taken from the 1997 album Shleep – blimey, it’s 24 years old already.
Lowell George at his best. From the band’s third album, Dixie Chicken, in 1973.
Folk-rock version of the rousing hymn which Er Indoors wrote about here https://am-records.com/2019/01/02/to-be-a-pilgrim/ two years ago. From the fascinating British compilation Dust on the Nettles.
Probably my favourite track from their third album.
The accompanying film is pure magic.
Recorded on someone’s iPhone in 2014. Not the greatest version ever, but wonderful to see the old master singing, accompanied by son Joe, who lives a few miles from us … Continue readingNic Jones: Ten Thousand Miles
The avid reader will recall that Mrs Ashworth has already done this as one of her tracks but I say you can’t get enough of Tin Soldier, one of the … Continue readingSmall Faces: Tin Soldier
Blimey, this takes me back. Whispering Bob Harris, Nick Lowe with what looks like a 1s 6d haircut and Bob Andrews giving it rice on the old Hammond. Heaven.
From 1971, chosen as much for the look as the music. It’s taken from the Tago Mago album, which I mentioned in this piece https://am-records.com/2019/01/27/best-little-record-shop/ almost two years ago.