I have no idea where this song came from but it appeared in a folder of selected songs for my next mix CD…which scares me somewhat as I had never heard it before.,.yet I quite like it. Starting the week off on the right foot is imperative and this may just help put a spring in your step. (more…)
“With only $80 in his pockets of his jeans, songwriter Thomas Baker Knight Jr. moved to Los Angeles to capitalize on an offer of movie role that didn’t pan out. The lonely time he spent prowling Los Angeles, looking for a break, influenced the writing of his most famous song, “Lonesome Town,” a commentary about being lost in a crowd all alone in a strange town like Hollywood.
By the time he had written the song, Knight was down to his last 36 cents. (more…)
This tune is an old favourite of Devendra Banhart, wouldn’t you know. As outlined in the many great albums featured in his rundown of favourite records here, in this ‘Save The Album’ featurette. (more…)