Song of the Day (Revisited)

Song of the Day (Revisited): Kate Rusby ... Who Will Sing Me Lullabies?

Sept 2021 update: Monday morning blues and I needed one of my regular Kate Rusby fixes. What appears below originally appeared in 20-11 and was updated few years after that. Please bear that in mind when reading the text. This... Read more →


Song of the Day: Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick ... Byker Hill

July 2021 update: this appeared 10 years ago today. Geoff, once a good friend and I was best man at his wedding, have drifted apart over the years. I would love to make contact agaan and wonder if he remembers... Read more →


Song of the Day: Tommy Sands ... There Were Roses

June 2021 update: re-reading this item in Salut! Live's Song of the Day series from just short of 10 years ago, I am struck by a phrase I used to describe the why the rationale for the Northern Ireland peace... Read more →


Song of the Day: Joan Baez interprets Dylan as only she can ... Don't Think Twice It's All Right

June 2021: not really an update. I have been too busy planning and effecting my escape from fortress Britain to France to spend much time on updating Salut! Live. So a simple reminder of a contentious preference, published 10 years... Read more →


Song of the Day Revisited: Luke Kelly ... The Town I Loved So Well

June 2021 update: when I published my football site Salutsunderland.com, this would have featured in my Ten Years After category, blasts from the past that first appeared 10 years before. I'm a few days out on this gem from Salut!... Read more →


Song of the Day Revisited: Dave Swarbrick with Fairport Convention ... Now Be Thankful

June 2021 update: just over five years ago the wonderful musician Dave Swarbrick left us. As I explain below, I have particular reasons to remember Swarb, his battles with ill-health and the passion for music that remained with him to... Read more →