Drinking with Jackie Leven

Jackie Leven by Simon Murphy

Probably the best aspect of doing this blog and writing about the musicians I love is that occasionally I get contact from other fans of the same people, with new insights. Here’s a story I got from Tom in Glasgow presented with his permission and my thanks: Although I was vaguely aware of Doll By … Read more

Jackie Leven: beauty in his wounds

Jackie Leven onstage

Remember how you discovered new music before the internet? There was radio, the occasional TV programme and the music press. Sometimes you’d hear something and decide you wanted to buy it (so you could hear it whenever you want) and sometimes you’d take a chance and buy something without hearing it because of a writeup … Read more