So after last week (see last ‘Friday Music’) my 9 year old son began to ask if there were anymore ‘songs with stories in’. That meant more folk music.
I dug Fairport Convention ‘Leige and Lief’ out. Much as I disavow folk music and all its demonic ways (I may have used irony there), this is a stunningly good album with nary a trace of an arran sweater, beards or cord trousers of an indeterminate hue.
He likes this song and so do I:-
I am a good dad: getting a 9 year old to like a song of adultery and murder…..