It Takes A Woman

Charlie Gillett was a pathologically honest gent in a business full of self deluded con-men, hustlers and crooks. For thirty five years he was the sternest critic and most encouraging supporter of the compulsive scribbler and reluctant performer behind these songs. He didn’t like all my stuff but he liked It Takes A Woman, and… Continue reading It Takes A Woman

Ghost Train

To Mr Robert Zimmerman, wherever in the world the great song and dance men hang out. Dear Bob, I have a confession. Ghost Train started life as a re-working of your song, It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry, but when I mentioned to your publisher that I’d changed a… Continue reading Ghost Train