Jeb’s Jukebox

16 June 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Crazy Dance Thomas Moore 1978 I’m in Baltimore, Maryland, and I’m heading for a record shop. It’s called El Supremo and it’s a good one. I’ve been in America for two days and I’m already missing the green quiet of my home in Wales. I’m thinking about the grass and fields and all the native […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

29 April 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Spaghetti Head Funky Axe Private Stock 1975 Is this the way everyone’s life is? Neither a success nor disaster; something that just rolls along. Today I worked seven hours in the garden turning beds; the soil is clay heavy and tired; I’m digging in manure and compost and sand. While I work I think of […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

27 March 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

I Like The Sun Cesspool Baker Mexican Flower Records I‘ve spent a lot of my life hanging out in record shops. I’ve worked in a fair number as well. Record shops, in some unlanguaged way, have told me who I was. Told me who I wanted to be. I never made much money doing it […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

24 February 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Country Disco Lee Shot Williams Roots 1978 Sometimes you love a record before you’ve heard it. It’s waiting for you, it’s fate, there’s no way around it. How could I not love this record? It was made for me. If it hadn’t of existed, I’d have had to invent it. It’s got a little bit […]

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Jeb’s Jukebox

24 January 2017 // Jeb's Jukebox

Downtown U S A Ben Peters Liberty Records 1970? This week the cold finally arrived. It’s been a mild winter and we knew, sooner or later, the hard frosts would hit. I walked out this morning to a frost whitened world. Rabbit and fox tracks circled the house and pheasants huddled beneath the willow shrubs. […]

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