Friday, September 23, 2011

Music on My Mind



Al Stewart, "Katherine of Oregon". Stewart is an excellent lyricist; this one, in part because it's simultaneously both very simple and very clever in its lyrical technique, is easily his most charming.

1 comment:

  1. Steve Matheson10:49 AM

    Very nice. The wink in the title reminds me of "Selfish Jean" by Travis, which I just discovered and am still smiling about. As for Al Stewart, I remember all those decades ago when "The Year of the Cat" was on the radio hourly, I was taken with a tune from the same album that they only played a handful of times in my neighborhood: "On The Border."

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