Update: Lane Ashfeldt's take on judging this year's competition: The Willesden Prize, Stories and Tunnels _______ This is the...
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
Carey but no beach tar
Apart from being a classic, the original version of this is a reminder that "beach tar" is not a new phenomenon. However, in this performance at our local community hall (Wembley Arena) in 1983, Joni changes the line "My fingernails are filthy, I got beach tar on my feet" (for perhaps understandable reasons) to "Maybe it's been too long a time since I've been scrambling in the street". Even Marge nods.