An ailing Mickey Newbury saved one of his best songs for the final album released during his lifetime.
Articles by: Kasper Nijsen
For a while, Phil Ochs’ vision of America fuelled the shared dreams of the 1960s. He would have turned 74 today.
This is the perfect introduction to Joaquin Sabina’s music: a subversive love ballad that’s at once tender and cruelly unforgiving.
Graham Nash doesn’t dilute “Simple Man” with wish-fulfillment fantasies. There’s just this: a heart that longs for what’s been lost.
One of Nick Drake’s most haunting songs, “Day is Done” is blessedly free of the overdone production that marred many of his early recordings.
This song is for Bob Dylan’s Seventies what “Like a Rolling Stone” was for his Sixties: a farewell.
Bombastic and wildly ambitious, but also deeply moving.
A visit with singers who know what it means to lose heart.
We find Phil Ochs sharpening his weapons for a final attack on injustice.
Not long after leaving the Blue Things, Stöecklein laid bare his deepest yearnings and despair.