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Ry Cooder, Rosanne Cash, John Hiatt : The Way We Make A Broken Heart

‘No adultery is bloodless’ (Natalia Ginzburg) ‘Adultery is in most cases a theft in the dark.’ (Stefan Zweig) ‘To borrow against the trust someone has placed in you costs nothing at first. You get away...

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Ry Cooder, Ray Price, Bobby Bare & Hank Williams : 5000 Country Music Songs

‘I wake up in the morning and I wonder, Why everything’s the same as it was, I can’t understand, No I can’t understand, How life goes on the way it does’. (Arthur Kent/Sylvia Dee ‘The End Of The...

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Ry Cooder, Elton John, Solomon Burke & Jim Reeves: ‘He’ll Have To Go’

Christmas Cracker 6 Oceans and oceans of emotion have flowed through the telephone wires buzzing above your head. Think of all the announcements. I’ve passed my exams! I’ll be home for Christmas! We...

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Ry Cooder, Captain Beefheart, John Handy : Hard Work! Hard Work!

Hard Work. Hard Work. Never killed anyone. Or so the sages say. But, Lord, Lord, it sure can make you dog tired. What brought me to these thoughts? Moving House. Moving up into the hills. Farming...

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Ry Cooder & The Drifters (with stellar supporting cast) : Mexican Divorce

In Dave Alvin’s wonderful song, ‘Border Radio’ (sure to feature here next year) there are some lines which have always intrigued me: ‘This song comes from 1962 dedicated to a man who’s gone 50,000...

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Ry Cooder & The Chieftains : The Coast of Malabar (A Sailor’s Reverie)

Aye, I’m here every morning. An Seancheann. The Old Head of Kinsale. I start out early with the Hound. I watch the timeless waves. Watch them come dazzling round into the rocks. Looking down I hear the...

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Ry Cooder, Jerry Garcia, The Drifters & Aaron Neville : Money Honey

Featuring : Ry Cooder, Jerry Garcia, The Drifters, Clyde McPhatter, Wanda Jackson, Aaron Neville & a Mystery Guest. I spend a lot of time in Book Shops. And it’s clear from the groaning shelves...

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Ry Cooder : Maria Elena, Secret Love (lazy, hazy, days of Summer)

We drove West. We drove past the sacred mysteries of Avebury, Stonehenge and Glastonbury. We circled the Standing Stones. We crossed the forbidding Moors. We drove as far as we could go only stopping...

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Jukebox Top 10 for 2019 : Van, Ry, Tom Waits, Emmylou, The Kinks, Don Everly ++

The Jukebox covered a lot of territory this year. I hope you enjoyed the journey – discovering new artists and reacquainting with old favourites. Here’s the 10 most popular Posts of 2019 – make sure...

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Ry Cooder, Keith Richard (never forgetting Ike & Tina) : It’s Gonna Work Out...

Sometimes the simplest questions are the hardest to answer. Who do you say that I am? When will the war be over? Is he a good man? How deep is the Ocean? Do you love me? Where are last year’s snows?...

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