Saturday, January 10, 2009
Crisis ? What crisis ?
Economic tough times are good for show business and entertainment they say...
Here are a few songs about hard times.
Of course, the first is from the '30s, and it's one of the best depression songs ever
Skip James - Hard Times Killin' Floor Blues (buy)
The great Nebraska album was recorde by bruce Springsteen during the 1981-82 crisis that hit hard the car indusrty, just like this one. If you read French, check out my review
Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 (buy)
In the thirties, the Carter Family recorded pure old-time country gems with that gospel spirit. Uncle Tupelo, a group of ngry young men of the alt-country movment covered one of their songs
Uncle Tupelo - No Depression (buy)
Posted by Nicolas