More from Franks Wild Years, as Helen, Martin and Sam explore some of the sad history evoked by Waits in this echoey guitar-led ballad. Connecting this track to one of the touchstones of 20th Century pop music as well as the hosts' personal connection to our interval track, Song by Song engages not just with our two tracks this week, but also with how the context of the past colours how we view music today.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Yesterday Is Here, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)
Yesterday, Help, The Beatles (1965)
The Grand Massacre, Once Upon A Time In The West Soundtrack, Ennio Morricone (1968)
Rebel Rouser, The Best of Duane Eddy, Duane Eddy (1965)
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