i don’t like recording studios. they are dry, expensive and boring places. i like recording in the field. i like having a few beers and making some music. one take. warts and all. polished music does not appeal. i like music that is a little rough but always from the heart.
recorded at my grandmother’s funeral. i wrote this for her the evening before.
Davey Graham’s Anji.
recorded at my friend’s stag do. directing a dozen drunk scotsmen and getting them to follow a time signature was my greatest challenge yet…
Led Zep’s ‘going to California’ with friend’s recorded in a cottage in Sussex, England.
a flamenco waltz written for a sweetheart on valentine’s day.
long blues, very long blues.
simon and garfunkel’s ‘america’