Jim Shorkey

Jonny – album preview
January 24, 2011, 10:52 am
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The new album from Jonny (Norman Blake and Euros Child’s new project) is currently being streamed at their site:


Here’s a video of their tune, Candyfloss:


Norman Blake Redux
November 10, 2010, 10:56 pm
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Speaking of Mr. Blake, here he is doing the second best Left Bank esong (warning – really bad quality sound):

And the original:

And for good measure another live pairing:

Norman Blake and Euros Childs
November 10, 2010, 10:45 pm
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I am pleased to hear that the two (under the band name “Jonny”) actually have an album coming out in January. In the meantime, they are offering a free download EP.


Teenage Fanclub – Baby Lee
June 10, 2010, 11:35 am
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A Norman Blake contribution from the new album.

A live preview version from the same Fanclub sesion with Edwynn Collins:

VOTD – The Roches
November 24, 2009, 10:45 am
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Here’s “Hammond Song” by the Roches (who wrote it), the Colourfield and a live version by Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake.