While anticipating Mary Fahl's new BD~A doing a cover of Nick Drake's haunting RIVER MAN, I came across this gorgeous interpretation on You Tube from Canadian singer Patricia O'Callaghan with the Gryphon Trio on Analekta Records
Maybe that earworm can do something about the tinnitus I'm pretty sure First Avenue implanted deep in my auditory canal over the course of my early adulthood! But if I could do it all over again, would I give up seeing Fela, Ebenezer Obey, Sunny Ade, Salif Keita, Baaba Maal, Youssou N'Dour, Thomas Mapfumo, Billy Bragg, Warren Zevon, They Might Be Giants, Los Lobos, The Fugees, The Jayhawks, Beat Farmers, BoDeans, Boiled In Lead, and a dozen other acts I can't remember? No! (In fact, I wish I'd caught a couple dozen more acts that I was too stupid and/or un-hip to care about back then. . . .)
But now, at my age, what I really want is Cory Wong's vintage stove and his neo-retro frig.