Alternative Ten Neglected Nuggets List

by elmergantry

Here is an alternative list of ten equally good and neglected nuggets:

Merle Haggard, Kern River:This song is, simply, a masterpiece, by one of the great American songwriters:

Martin Carthy, Prince Heathen: Masterly version by, perhaps, the greatest English folk singer

Al Green: Belle: Among the greatest songs ever recorded:

Dion, Abraham, Martin & John: Magnificent singing from one of the greats (ignore the appalling chorus)…

Marvin Gaye, Some Kind of Wonderful. This is as good as it gets..

Nic Jones, Clyde Water: Great English Folk Singer whose career was cut tragically short:

Paul Clayton, The Twa Sisters: The definitive version:

Lal Waterson, Red Wine Promises: A great English songwriter:

Dick Gaughan, Jamie Foyers: Great song & a great singer

Gene Vincent, Git it. One of the originals…