In this edition of Songs For The Pandemic, we focus on the home front. One home in particular, mine. It’s Dr A and my anniversary today. I can’t think of anyone else I’d rather be home bound with. As Maybe Cousin Telly would surely say at this point:
That brings me to today’s music. Songs about home: being there, going there, losing your way, and finding your way home.
Our first selection comes from our friends in Fairport Convention. I say friends because Dr A and I met them on our grand English music tour in 2007 and they’re all nicer than nice:
While we’re on the subject of hearts and home, a tune from a former Fairporter or is that ex-Conventioneer?
Can you handle another Winwood song? Just lose yourself in the music:
After wandering about, it’s time to head home.
When you finally return home, it’s time to proclaim: This Must Be The Place: