russell joyce & syd mills & barrett james’ golden hair


Russell Mills recorded this James Joyce poem (from 1907’s Chamber Music”, untitled poem V) with top lass Clodagh Simonds of Mellow Candle and of Fovea Hex, for his album “Undark Two: Pearl + Umbra” (1999). Syd Barrett had already recorded it somewhere in 1968-1969, for his brilliantly titled debut “The Madcap Laughs” (Harvest 1970), an lp which saw members of Soft Machine, Humble Pie and Jokers Wild contribute. More on Russell Mills here + in a future post …

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