Salut! Reviews

The morning after Burns night: memories of Eddi Reader with Boo, bawdiness and romance

Jan 2022: better late than never. Had I thought of it sooner, there might have been a post yesterday to commemorate the birth of Robert Burns on Jan 25 1759. But then, Wikipedia helpfully states that Burns celebrations may be... Read more →


Words from Christy Moore as the Clock Winds Down to climate change disaster

The thoughts of Christy Moore are invariably worth a look or a listen. Those he has shared with me are no exception. A man I have known for more than half a century will be fully aware of the limited... Read more →


Barbara Dickson's cure for lockdown blues: Time is Going Faster reviewed

Photo credit: Brian Aris When the week began, I planned to post my review of Barbara Dickson's new album, Time is Going Faster, at about the same time as the two-part interview. Tragic events in France got in the way... Read more →


The ultimate Cover Story: (45) Kate Rusby's hand-me-downs

Kate and band on home ground, Barnsley 2018. Image: Jonas Soderstrom I was not sure whether to make this the 45th instalment of Salut! Live's Cover Story series comparing and contrasting different versions of the same pieces of music. I... Read more →