Category Archives: Wrestling With The Angel

An on-going series of posts featuring songs from my list of what I refer to as “devastatingly great songs.”

The Source

In case you were wondering… “Art” In placid hours well-pleased we dream Of many a brave unbodied scheme. But form to lend, pulsed life create, What unlike things must meet and mate: A flame to melt — a wind to … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel, Chapter 2

I first heard Linda Thompson sing on the album Shoot Out The Lights, recorded and released with her then-husband, Richard Thompson in 1982. The duo had been making music together since 1974’s I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight … Continue reading

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Wrestling With The Angel

The Harrow & The Harvest by Gillian Welch came out last summer, June 28 to be precise. I’d known the release date and had been looking forward to this new CD for about a month. I’ve been a fan of Gillian Welch (see my … Continue reading

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