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366 Songs 362: The Price I Pay

More proof that the greatest love songs come from the least likely sources at times, Billy Bragg’s “The Price I Pay” is one of my favorite relationship songs, in part because of the heartbroken lyrics (“There’s something inside/That hurts my … Continue reading

December 27, 2012 366 Songs ,

366 Songs 303: Dolphins

Terry Callier died this weekend. I never really knew his work, but this duet with Beth Orton, covering Fred Neil’s “Dolphins,” remains one of my favorite recordings ever made; there’s something about his vocals in here, how comforting, how rich … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 366 Songs , , , , ,

366 Songs 118: The Milkman of Human Kindness

I am, again, horribly behind with keeping vaguely current with 366 Songs. So, again, here’s lots of music with even less writing than usual. Billy Bragg is the sound of the 1980s for me; the late ’80s, admittedly, like, maybe … Continue reading

June 1, 2012 366 Songs ,