Farewell, Mr. Tork…
Ms. Copeland’s high energy set included tunes from her 2013 Grammy Award nominated album “33 & 1/3” (“Lemon Pie” and “Somebody else’s Jesus”) as well as some of her classics (“Dirty Water”,”Never goin’ back to Memphis” and “Beat up Guitar
It’s a long show for a 71 year old man to lift single handedly, especially with a malfunctioning TV screen. Tork maintains his concentration and his stamina for the full 90 minutes and the show has a sense of pacing and direction
He passes on a couple of hits, he dolls out his instrumentals like it was gruel and we were Oliver Twist, and his re-defining artistic achievement Time And Tide came and went with minimal publicity. Robbie calls himself lucky, but he isn’t lucky enough, perhaps the self-effacing man should get somebody to awaken the graying of America’s denizen to the great musician in their midst.