Covid-19: Songs of endurance

Dylan at 80: positively a bitter slice of the master’s prose and the 'gawping amazement' it stirs

May 2021 update: on Sunday, the eve of Bob Dylan's 80th birthday, I will publish a selection of beautiful tributes from UK artists and writers. One of the contributors who responded to my invitation, the writer Colin Irwin, describes the... Read more →

Covid-19. Songs of endurance (3) Mary Coughlan: My Land is too Green

Image: Simone J Rudolphi MUSIC TO HELP US THROUGH LOCKDOWN I am not sure whether Nick Hornby had the same problem when he wrote High Fidelity. For me, no sooner is a list created - favourite this, favourite that -... Read more →

Covid-19. Songs of endurance (2) Graham and Eileen Pratt: Ned of the Hill

In a recent post at Salut! Live, I invited readers to nominate the one piece of music they could listen to over and again during lockdown. This is a near cousin of that little exercise and can be added to... Read more →