Mitchell’s “Court and Spark” (1974) popped up recently on the HBO series “Girls.” Listening to it again leads to surprising finds.
(Everything I am about to tell you is boiled down. Exceptions abound, I can’t tell the whole story in a few hundred words, and music is so big and complex that it wouldn’t be hard to find another angle on this. But I want to
I was recently reminded of two of my favorite 80s tracks: The Waterboys and “Whole of the Moon” (1985) and World Party’s “Ship of Fools” (1987). Both prominently featured Karl Wallinger on vocals, guitar and keyboards (in differing combinations). Wallinger joined The Waterboys as the
While we admit nothing can compare to the originals, these interpretations of “Fixing a Hole,” “I’m Looking Through You” and “In My Life” are worth a listen.
Dave Mason discusses The British Invasion, its American roots and his role in it.