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Would You Believe was recorded in with U. Not surprising since Wilson was at the original recording session at Gold Star Studios in Hollywood and adored the song. Both versions are sweet and vulnerable, but which track sounds more like the Beach Boys? The song starts out a little lightweight, but it reaches an inspired a cappella middle section in Beach Boys choir fashion replete with falsetto, so you have to consider this mission accomplished.
How could you not? That traditional Bahamian folk song had been around since the early s and was performed by the Weavers and the Kingston Trio before Beach Boy Al Jardine convinced Brian Wilson that it would work with their group harmonies. Vocal group California Music was basically another studio project helmed by Boettcher along with his pals Melcher and Usher. All sorts of creative elites were down with the Beach Boys back in the day.
In , the multi-talented Todd Rundgren released his wonderful Faithful album, which included six classic rock tunes that he had re-created quite, well, faithfully.
What better endorsement than the sincerest form of flattery? I hate to be a downer, but it has always been so. A bad case of the blues? So then, let us consider that sad old song by Jackson C. Born in Buffalo on March 2, , Jackson C. Frank was no stranger to sadness. He survived a terrible school fire at the age of 11 where some classmates perished, and the tragedy left him scarred physically and emotionally. There, he ingratiated himself into the burgeoning folk scene of the mids alongside rising local performers like Bert Jansch, Al Stewart and Sandy Denny, as well as another visiting American bard named Paul Simon.
Within most folk-music circles, the main currency is either the singer or the song, and the U. In a gesture of authenticity, some artists revived traditional folk songs of the British Isles. Somewhere between the traditional adaptations and the Dylan influences, strong original songwriting had finally become a premium among British folkies. Enter Jackson C. For folk singers back then, performing your own version of this wistful tune was like knowing a secret handshake.
Frank was insecure in the recording studio at age 22, yet his emotive voice and reflective songwriting carried the day. An autobiographical and uniquely personal meditation, the song conveyed a sense of searching, yearning and sadness—with lyrics that felt etched in stone. Other folk singers were immediately attracted to the timeless song, which could have been written yesterday or years ago.
Singer Al Stewart accompanied him in the recording studio that day along with producer Simon; Garfunkel was there, too. Frank dated British singer Sandy Denny at the beginning of her career, and she performed several of his compositions.
In , three decades on, Jansch was captured live, still performing the ballad to great effect. Disintegrating slowly, he went back to America, briefly returned to the U. Electronic Folk International. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy. Energetic Happy Hypnotic. Romantic Sad Sentimental. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Drinking Hanging Out In Love. Introspection Late Night Partying. Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes.
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