Janet Batch “Got No Idea” – will you tell me why?

Janet Batch has man troubles – and not even the good sort.  As she explains “I get up at six and I work ’til six at night and all you do is bitch if your dinner ain’t fixed just right.”  We weren’t really sure why he was complaining – surely if he just practices enough he’ll eventually get the recipe right.  However, as Janet continued to explain it slowly became clearer “All I know is I got a man who ain’t never did a goddamn thing for me.

Janet Batch’s rollicking honky-tonk of a song is taken from her new album ‘You Be The Wolf’ which sees singer from New York’s Finger Lakes region, spin tales inspired by working-class life, drawing on hardscrabble stories of her youth in the American Rust Belt.


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Sure, I could climb high in a tree, or go to Skye on my holiday. I could be happy. All I really want is the excitement of first hearing The Byrds, the amazement of decades of Dylan's music, or the thrill of seeing a band like The Long Ryders live. That's not much to ask, is it?

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