This is intended as a meeting place for folk interested in the music I make with Marcus Cliffe as Miracle Mile or my solo stuff as 'Jones'.
I hope it'll be fun and might host some healthy banter; giving me a chance to share some music, video, thoughts etc.
It can get a little lonely in the attic; why not slide a note under the door...
Tuesday, 15 November 2011
Update: Eternal is the Warrior: Big Jackie Gone...
I'm tardy as ever.
Jackie Leven died last night.
The obituaries are already flooding in, proclaiming him that great unheralded talent; his passing makes him present.
It's a shame that it's death that makes these lost souls suddenly shine so brightly.
As one anonymous blogger put it:
"Oor Jackie was a marvellous man with a huge intellect - his passing is hugely sad and leaves a massive scotsman sized hole through which a lot of sorrow will fall. Jackie told me that good things come from sadness - I would hope that this sadness will raise some long missing awareness of such a unique guy. There are so many of his lyrics that are appropriate to mark him but 'Main Travelled Roads' final lines are possibly most appropriate: "Eternal is the warrior who finds beauty in his wounds"
Have a look at him playing King Tut's, June 7th this year.