12 posts tagged Danny Kirwan

‘Can’t Hold Out Much Longer’ / ‘Crazy ‘Bout You, Baby’

In May of 1952, during the sessions for what would be Little Walter’s first release under his own name on Checker Records, he recorded ‘Can’t Hold Out Much Longer’; this would be chosen as the B-side of his ...

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Spotlight: On Christine Perfect – ‘Get Like You Used To Be’

Christine McVie turns seventy-five today, June 12; born Christine Anne Perfect in 1943. Perfect was something of an anomaly on the British music scene in the early and late sixties.  Aside from Jo Ann Kelly, there ...

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Spotlight: On Jeremy Spencer – ‘Allow Me One More Show’

Jeremy Spencer was born on this day, July fourth, in 1948. With some justification Spencer is forever twinned with Elmore James and raucous early rock ‘n roll parodies.  The former is certainly understandable as ...

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On Danny Kirwan – ‘Although the Sun is Shining’ Part II

A month after Kirwan had recorded his "demo" for this song, he was back in the studio to lay down the number once more.  According to Christopher Hjort, who apparently had access to the session logs, there were two ...

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On Danny Kirwan – ‘Although the Sun Is Shining’ Part I

Less than a month before his nineteenth birthday, and nine months after joining Fleetwood Mac, Danny Kirwan and the band were in the De Lane Lea Studios to continue cutting tracks for their third LP. Signed at the ...

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On Danny Kirwan (Part 3) – ‘Crazy For My Baby’ a.k.a. ‘Without You’

The second “home recording” that we have was almost certainly recorded at the same time as the first and although I have no way to confirm, or to disprove this conjecture, I believe these recordings were made by a ...

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On Danny Kirwan (Part 2) – ‘Wet Weather Blues’

From the Files of Bela Swardmark Stephens  The little information that we have about Danny Kirwan in his own words comes from the small number of articles and interviews (none extensive) done when he first joined ...

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On Danny Kirwan

Mike Vernon first spotted Kirwan, all of seventeen at the time, playing guitar in a trio called Boilerhouse, with Trevor Stevens on bass and Dave Terrey on drums, “…I seem to remember him playing this Watkins ...

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Worried Dream – Part 4

We’re going to wrap up this series with a look at the final two available performances from Fleetwood Mac. We’ll also take a look at two later covers of the song. The first recording comes from a show in San ...

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Worried Dream – Part 3

It is just a few weeks short of a full year between the last (incomplete) live recording of Green performing this song in 1968 and the next available one from 1969.   Fleetwood Mac Peter Green: guitar & vocal ...

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