Collated and curated by Alan Dearling for your lockdown delectation!
New song: ‘Turn off the news’ from Lukas Nelson (Promise of The Real, with his dad Willie Nelson and brother, Micah):
John Holt live. Always a pleasure.
Human Jukebox time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbSEUDEBmMk
Uganda’s Sarah Ndagire live in the Covid times from her lounge recently. Go to 12.30 on the timeline and grab some great African sounds from Sarah: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDfVXLBzeLs
And here’s ‘Olikomeyo’ from 2006 – Sarah Ndagire (music video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eS9ZlBvL5qY
Ry Cooder in fabulous monochrome video shoot by David Fincher of ‘Get Rhythm’: ‘Well Suited’:
More Fincher music videos: https://theplaylist.net/best-to-worst-david-finchers-complete-music-videography-ranked-20140929/4/
And Ry Cooder’s radio interview about his influences: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcMSJe1PUU8
Edinburgh’s blues maestro, Allan Jones, in fine lockdown form. Have a skip through his performance, it’s great fun: https://www.facebook.com/allan.jones.102/videos/10157632315648344
I’ve always been a huge fan of Wild Man Fischer. So, I have adore this! ‘George Harrison’ playing sitar for ‘Wild Man Jesus’! ‘Peace and Love’, whoever he is…: https://www.facebook.com/haanz.vakker.92/videos/746408776222776
Finally, if you’re looking for a new group to join. Try out, ‘With Music Back to Freedom’ on Facebook. Live musical festies; lots of postings and a growing membership. They describe themselves and the site:
“Times are hard in the moment. But music keeps us sane. Post your favourite tunes, your own music, maybe a live set…or a story about your first gig. Let’s share the love through music. This group also organises also an online festival. If you want to be part of it get in touch, tell us what kind of music you want to do. Everybody is welcome.”