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Baker's Dozen

Songs Are Powerful Things: Marry Waterson's Baker's Dozen
Jude Rogers , October 18th, 2017 07:10

Marry Waterson might have been born into a folk dynasty but that didn't stop her becoming a biker. With a new LP out and her mother and uncle's Bright Phoebus LP recently reissued, she guides Jude Rogers through 13 favourite LPs from The Beatles to The Band and Billie Holiday

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Everly Brothers – Don & Phil's Fabulous Fifties Treasury
I always come back to this, too. Why? For those cinematic harmonies. For songs that are what I call real toe-tappers. There's real loveliness in this music, very tenderly sung and put together. 'Take Problems', about being young, written by the Bryants – Felice and Boudleaux, the husband-and-wife team that wrote 'All I Have To Do Is Dream' too. "You can solve my problems with a love that's true" - how beautiful is that? Songs so simply constructed but full of weight and love. Plus that kindred spirit in the harmonies. It's family again, basically, isn't it? That's all me!



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