From: Jason Witherspoon (arzachel_at_speakeasy.org)
Date: 2004-05-06 07:38:59
At 11:53 PM -0400 5/5/04, christina long wrote:
>I'm sure most of you have heard this, may of even mentioned it here
>so forgive me if I'm bringing up old news...it's from the 70's.
>A friend streamed several songs for me this evening one was called
>"Dancing Girl" by Terry Callier
>I had my friend play it for me 3 times as I loved it so much. It's
>about a prostitute if I recall correctly. The song is downright
>sensual and full of blues.
>Develops into almost an entirely different song. One of' the most
>powerful, amazing songs I've ever heard...
All 3 of the Stepney/Callier collabo lps are amazing (_Occasional
Rain_, _What Color is Love?_, _I Just Can't Help Myself_). You owe
it to yourself to track them down.
You'd probably also enjoy Jon Lucien-- esp. _Rashida_. Midway
between a sweet & spiritual Callier folk sound & an almost Nascimento
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