Crying In The Street by Hungry Ghosts (and others)

Person sitting on ground crying

Here’s another from the Hungry Ghosts reunion at the Village in January. This is one of my more popular songs over a long period. Hungry Ghosts used to perform it but it was never recorded. I did my own version on Romantic Fiction but this live rendition beats that hollow. Crying in the Street I … Read moreCrying In The Street by Hungry Ghosts (and others)

Hungry Ghosts by Hungry Ghosts

Hungry Ghosts - Stephen Malloch, Tricia Thom, Norman Lamont

… in which I revive my band name from the 1990s with singer Tricia Thom, and perform a song with the same name as the band! Where it happened Each month, on the first Thursday, John Farrell runs his Shakey Egg night at the Village in Fort Street, Leith. It’s a friendly, intimate music night … Read moreHungry Ghosts by Hungry Ghosts

Who Was The Poor Girl from Dublin?

Dublin scene

This is the story of a collaborative songwriting effort over the last six months or so between Gerry Callaghan and myself. The result was a three-song album -an EP if you will – which we’re selling to benefit SAMH, the Scottish Association for Mental Health. Four Little Leaves – the beginning Early in 2018 I … Read moreWho Was The Poor Girl from Dublin?

Ye Banks And Braes – Robert Burns in John Martyn style (live)

The banks of the river Doon

UPDATED 09/11/2018 Following my post about ¬†John Martyn I was thinking about where I’d used his guitar style most, and it was probably this Robert Burns song. Here’s a live video, recorded at home where you can follow the guitar style if you’re that way inclined. Also updated: the Now page Here’s the studio version … Read moreYe Banks And Braes – Robert Burns in John Martyn style (live)