We're at another anniversary, as guest host Scary Boots joins Sam & Martin for our bicentennial episode (muttermutter-onefromtheheart-mutter-nightonearth-muttermutter-whataboutthefilms-muttermutter) taking a look at this mournful ballad to locale and lost opportunity. Listening to the work of Tom Jans and thinking about what the dedication of a song means, we get a bit reflective about our own responses to music as an audience and a podcast.
Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Whistle Down the Wind, Bone Machine, Tom Waits (1992)
The Eyes Of An Only Child, The Eyes Of An Only Child, Tom Jans (1975)
Champion (album) via YouTube, Tom Jans (1982)
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