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Saturday, September 21, 2013

Garland of Poses

I knew songwriter/singer Garland Jeffreys a little back in the mid-1970s in the West Village, just after his heralded debut solo album (which had some reggae-influenced stuff)  came out and we raved in Crawdaddy.  You might know his song "Ghost Writer" from his acclaimed 2nd disc.   Fun guy, good guy.  Now he's written an op-ed just posted at NYT on his songwriting process forty years later.   Here's one of best songs from that debut, which was supposed to be a hit single:

1 comment:

Max said...

Jeffreys' self-titled debut album came out in 1973 on Atlantic Records. Ghost Writer, which contained Cool Down Boy, was release in 1977.