Tag Archives: Anne Briggs

A Very Relaxing Post

Another Bach installment, with (possibly) a splash of Newton: Scientists discover most relaxing tune ever A British band and a group of scientists have made the most relaxing tune in the history of man, an Mp3 of which is at … Continue reading

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Blackwaterside – two more

Two more You-tube versions of Blackwaterside (bringing the count up to 7 so far). These two from Sandy Denny, the first an acoustic version from the BBC, and the second an electric version from an unstated source. If anyone knows … Continue reading

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Blackwaterside Update

Back in 2008 I posted 4 versions of the folk song Blackwaterside. Since then I have found on Youtube a copy of Bert Jansch’s original version on his Jack Orion LP, which I much prefer to the live version I … Continue reading

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Fine as a Bee’s wing

Beeswing is song by Richard Thompson, said to be about, or at least inspired by Anne Briggs.  Here is what the man himself says about it: “RICHARD THOMPSON: I wrote the song Beeswing kind of about her. There was a … Continue reading

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coffeescup a.k.a. lemonflower

Browsing for anything new on You Tube I come across a cover of Anne Briggs’ “Go Your Way”.  Typical You Tube home produced standard, jerky out of sync video, dim lighting, adjust the controls before the song starts, yawn … … Continue reading

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