SEVERAL WEEKS AGO, while listening to BBC 6 Music early in the morning, I had one of those rare magical moments, when you hear a song and its lyrics and melody are so mesmerising that they touch something deep inside and make the world, even for a few seconds, a better place for hearing … Continue readings
EDITOR’S CHOICE The phenomenon that is Dolly Parton, playing Glastonbury 2014. A sight, I’m sure, many people never thought they would see. Amazing woman. You just have to grin. And sing. See also: Dolly Parton, ‘The Not-so-invisible Woman’ … 100 great women in words’
Lovely Johnny Flynn and Laura Marling play and sing ‘The Water’. One of our favourite songs of recent times.