Friday, 27 February 2015

Lovesong: Joe Henry — The Mystery and Adventure of Life and Songwriting

'Mystery' is the word... I write to discover... The poem has an intelligence that the poet doesn't have.'

I'd encourage all songwriters and lovers of song to listen to this wonderful interview. He manages to demystify the magical mysteries of the craft without breaking the spell. He also totes the challenges of opening your heart to others.
'If you exorcise your demons your devils will leave too.'
I'm thralled by Joe's worldly wisdom.
A master of words, a sculptor of sound and a huge hearted hero... and I don't do 'heroes' but... I like Joe Henry​:

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