first started writing songs with my sister way
1965. Needless to say the first tunes
were pretty silly, a
bit like the stuff
passes for 'pop' now, except that they
market & sell it, and we were too embarrassed to bother,
always looking for that original and very BIG tune (with words!)
few phases later, I was using
poems by Blake,
& others, not thinking that this
as there was so much
stuff around in the
60's & 70's, it was hard to know
to listen to...
It's much easier now. There is hardly any difference between songs or
singers... just a lot of stuff sounding the same...
albeit nicely packaged...
. . original acoustic version from 'LIFEFORMS'
. . . with the band-version from 'NowAndThen' (above)
I watch really young
kids listening to me,
I realise that there is some
hope for all of
we just have to
sit & wait for
the next great age
appear whilst ignoring
there is such a lot of
On a positive note, I see a
lot of young boys
and to a lesser extent, some young girls
& bags of stuff
Maybe some of
them are bothering to
read 'the dots'