Decisions, decisions – what to do when the Americana Music Association Awards clashes with a hen’s-teeth rare outing by Shirley Collins at The Roundhouse? That is the dilemma before us all – the cream of the Americana scene or one of the leading lights of the folk revival and actual noted American Roots song-collector (with Alan Lomax). While we ponder this problem here’s a track from Shirley that was re-issued last year on ‘The Ballad of Shirley Collins‘.
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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?