Screamin' Jay Hawkins – The Singles Collection

I think I was probably around the age of 16 when I first heard Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, after purchasing a compilation album from one of those record stores which unfortunately no longer exists. It was a dusty, old carpet sort of place, where one could procure an LP at quite a reasonable price. They also… Read More Screamin' Jay Hawkins – The Singles Collection

Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night

Dark, depressing, and brilliant Tonight’s the Night is one the most shambolic albums I’ve ever heard. It is also one of Neil Young’s best. How that is so I cannot say. Some records can impress you on first listen, while others take time. This LP falls into the latter category, where for years I struggled… Read More Neil Young – Tonight’s the Night