Song for a Sunday

I’ve had a couple of days in London, seeing (count ’em) fourteen different people, in six different groupings – including Sakura (Chasing Bawa) today for a blitz of Notting Hill Book & Comic Exchange. I’ll share my spoils with you another time – for now let’s have a Sunday Song, shall we? This week it’s ‘Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us’ from Alison Krauss and Robert Plant, on their quirky duet album Raising Sand.

For all previous Sunday Songs, click here.

6 thoughts on “Song for a Sunday

  • June 19, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Alison Krauss has such a beautiful, haunting voice. I just got the new Alison Krause & Union Station album, Paper Airplane, but now I think I need to go find Raising Sands.

  • June 19, 2011 at 6:36 pm

    This song is beautiful! I would've never found it by myself. Thanks a lot.

  • June 20, 2011 at 4:46 am

    How did you know what a favourite of mine AK is? When her songs come up on the shuffle setting of the teensy IPod shuffle, my heart sings as I do my constitutionals round the park. Always reminds me of our son in NYC who bought me the CD on a trip home . Double delight.

  • June 25, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    Lisa May – I must try some of her other albums… her voice is what makes this record brilliant.

    Claire – awesome! This is easily my favourite track from the album, but I think it really coheres as a whole album, rather than standout tracks.

    Kinga Bee – you're very welcome!

    Dan – not something I'm ever likely to do… but I'll take your word for it ;)

    Martina – oh, fun coincidence!


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