Thursday, November 01, 2012

Michael Marra

Just heard tonight that Michael Marra died last week. Michael was a brilliant singer-songwriter from Dundee. His songs were witty, wise, literate, joyful. He was a fine humanist. I only got to see him play live once, at a very eccentric festival in Whitby. It seemed a highly appropriate occasion for such an individualistic singer. He did what he wanted, he followed no fashions, he just wrote and sang beautiful songs.

Here's an example of his eccentric brilliance:

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