Whatever your definition of roots music, for me there can only be one #1 Roots Song of Christmas, “Fairytale of New York,” released in 1987 by The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl. It is a beautiful sounding song with crushing lyrics and a give-and-take duet that seems all too natural. The song is re-released annually, and… Continue reading The12 Roots Songs of Christmas- #1
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My Favourite Albums of the Aughts- Part Three of Four
As this project has continued, I’m finding that I’m writing and reflecting more about the albums. Maybe not a bad thing, but it takes up more space. As a result, I’ve adjusted the postings to include four parts. I’ll get the final five up tomorrow morning. Yesterday was the busiest day ever on Fervor Coulee,… Continue reading My Favourite Albums of the Aughts- Part Three of Four
Justice for Kirsty- Not Achieved
I received this email today. After almost ten years, there will be no justice for Kirsty MacColl. I was last in Mexico during the same week Kirsty was killed, and have purposely avoided the country since. I haven’t been back, nor do I plan to visit the country again. For all things Kirsty, visit http://www.kirstymaccoll.com/… Continue reading Justice for Kirsty- Not Achieved
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