Singer-songwriter and guitarist John Martyn was one of the grand folkies of Britain (though born in England, he was mostly drawn towards Glasgow…) Tonight we celebrate his birthday, Sep. 11, 1948 (John died in January 2009).
John Martyn: The Man in the Station - from Solid Air, 1973
Easily the most elegant female country artist in the 50s and early 60s, Patsy Cline, was born Sep. 8, 1932. She died in a plane crash in March of 1963, having previously narrowly escaped death twice in car accidents…
Patsy Cline: You Belong To Me - from Sentimentally Yours, 1962