Mudcat Café message #1278230 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #73622   Message #1278230
Posted By: The Borchester Echo
22-Sep-04 - 09:57 AM
Thread Name: Why is a singer one of your favorites?
Subject: RE: Why I a singer one of your favorites?
You forgot his concertina,accordion and guitar playing, Britney imitations and resemblance to a demented beanpole on acid when singing sans fiddle in Bellowhead.

You're right about his being pitch perfect - he always realises when he doesn't quite get that top note but this is part of the joy of his performance: will he or won't he?   And you're certainly spot-on about the 'all-round good geezer' bit (have to say that as Jon & John are playing my local venue, Islington Folk Club tomorrow.