Island Samplers – more than your money’s worth in old pence

Island sampler You Can All Join In front cover

In the early 1970s, inspired by the success of CBS’s The Rock Machine and The Rock Machine Turns You On, many record companies started putting out budget-price samplers. Island Records made some of the most popular samplers, and the Island samplers are still regarded with affection and listened to today. Fairport Convention, Jethro Tull, Traffic, … Read moreIsland Samplers – more than your money’s worth in old pence

The Monk From The Mountain of Sorrow lyric video

Lyric videos seem to be a thing nowadays, presumably so that something shows when you’re looking at them on Facebook during a meeting with the sound off, pretending it’s an important email. This song was on All The Time In Heaven. I’d written it years earlier of course, and at first I was a little … Read moreThe Monk From The Mountain of Sorrow lyric video