The intimacy of a first name basis.
There are some people I’d like to thank and since this is my pop record I know I’m allowed: Joni, Carole, Judy C, Carly, Mama Cass Eliot, Barbra et al whose songs and voices I have always loved and who certainly inspired me.
I seem to be a sucker for catalogues. My attempt at expanding the names from Anne Sofie von Otter’s acknowledgements from For the Stars, her 2001 CD with Elvis Costello: Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Judy Collins, Carly Simon, Mama Cass Eliot [known simply to me and others as Mama Cass], Barbra Streisand and other unnamed stars. Which reminds me, o how i loved the Fauré Pavane in vocalise style from Classical Barbra (1976) …
And so for day 1234