Monday, October 29, 2012

Laughing To Keep From Crying

Terry Callier
Rest In Peace

"Callier – whose full first name was Terrence – began his career in music five decades ago, when he recorded a single for Chicago blues, jazz and rock label Chess Records. His debut album, The New Folk Sound Of Terry Callier, was released in 1968." ... Story continues here: Singer Terry Callier Dies Aged 67 (The Telegraph)

Listen: "It's About Time" (Prestige, 1968), "Ordinary Joe" (Cadet, 1972), "Dancing Girl" (Cadet, 1972), "Holdin' On" (Elektra, 1978), "Dolphins" (Heavenly, 1997) *

* Fred Neil cover, with Beth Orton

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