DEPORTEES . . . . . . . .
Seemed apt somehow to revisit this Woody Guthrie song . . . . . . I have it by Arlo, and Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, The Highwaymen, Nanci Griffith, Emmylou Harris and Christy More so I guess I must like the song . . . . . it has resonance and read up on it if you haven't or don't know from whence it came. Here is a lovely version by the wonderful K.T.Tunstall . . . . . .
More on borders and Freedom of movement . . . . . . . another Woody Guthrie observation
On this day in music history: January 30, 1969 - The Beatles perform live for the last time on the roof of the Apple building at 3 Savile Row in London. Filmed as the climax of the documentary film “Let It Be”, the band perform a forty-two minute long impromptu set (only half appears in the finished film) consisting of the songs “Get Back” (performed twice), “Don’t Let Me Down”, “Dig A Pony”, “One After 909” and “I’ve Got A Feeling”. The performance quickly attracts attention from the street below, drawing a huge crowd, stopping traffic in central London, and leading the police to bring the concert to a halt. The roof top concert captures a rare glimpse of The Beatles during their last days as a functioning unit, and becomes an iconic moment in their history.