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Ewan MacColl - Dirty Old Town

On October 22 1989 English folk singer, songwriter, poet, and record producer Ewan MacColl died aged 74. He wrote ‘Dirty Old Town’ and ‘The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face’, (which became a No.1 hit for Roberta Flack in 1972). 103 more words


On "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry"

Someone once said that all of philosophy is a footnote to Plato. One thinker begins the preoccupations and concerns that thousands of others later explore, from thousands of angles. 1,649 more words


Steel-Guitar In Asgard

So now in production we have the Hank Williams biopic, starring Tom Hiddleston, and an adaption of Steve Earle’s novel, featuring Hank’s ghost, starring Chris Hemsworth. 11 more words

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Happy birthday, Hank. Here’s hoping heaven is devoid of morphine, jail cells and spinal bifida.

Thanks for ripping your beautiful, crazy heart out of your chestĀ for the world to see.