Unsung Figures No.2: Townes Van Zandt

Unsung Figures No.2: Townes Van Zandt

“Living on the road my friends, Is gonna keep you free and clean Now you wear your skin like iron And your breath’s as hard as kerosene…” – Pancho & Lefty I’ve listened to more songs in my life that I could even begin to try and think about. 1000’s upon 1000’s, I don’t know. It’s not worth the effort of speculating. However, I probably could have a fair go at writing a list of those that have burrowed their way under my skin and taken root in a small part of my soul, that seem to change the energy Read more »

Unsung Figures No. 1: Paul Hucklebuck Williams

Unsung Figures No. 1: Paul Hucklebuck Williams

We contribute a little to give Paul Hucklebuck Williams the recognition he deserves! As many of you will know by now we here at MVD have musical tastes which cover a broad range of both genres and eras. Last week we presented you with the first of our Musical Decades playlists covering the 50´s, and we like to think we covered a pretty eclectic array of music from that important era. The first record in that playlist was Rocket 88, which we included to show that rock and roll didn´t just magically spring up from nowhere the moment Bill Haley sang Read more »