Τετάρτη, 12 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012

Σάββατο, 8 Σεπτεμβρίου 2012

IT'S IN YOUR BLOOD





Linda Hopkins originally from New Orleans, Louisiana was discovered by Mahalia Jackson when she was 11 and became her protege. "It's In Your Blood" was written by disco legend Billy Nichols as well as being produced by Bert DeCoteaux who also worked on Lonnie Liston Smith track in the 1978 “Space Princess”.


MY AUTUMN'S DONE COME


''If you ask me "My Autumn's Done Come" by Lee Hazelwood is quite possibly the best retirement song ever written. The maverick singer-songwriter was only 37 when he wrote and recorded the song in 1966, yet it's one of the most evocative autumnal songs ever attempted, an unflinching look at the bath-chair period. "Let those 'I-don't-care-days' begin," he sings, "I'm tired of holdin' my stomach in/ Bring me water short and scotch tall / A big long black cigar that ain't all / Hang me a hammock between two big trees / Leave me alone, damned! Let me do as I please ..."
Dylan Jones-Independent/Dylan Jones is the editor of 'GQ'.