The founder of historical folk rock
is playing the Aladdin Theater
in Portland, Oregon tonight with his acolyte Dave Nachmanoff. This will be followed by ten dates in October. If you haven't heard of this Scottish-born American artist with an impeccably English accent, you might begin by checking out his official website
, which has recently been updated with loads of new stuff. You will find some of his songs explained on SongFacts
, and some excellent footage of him on YouTube.
Al's latest tour will end on November 30 although one date has been confirmed for next year, April 20 in Florida. It is possible further dates will be added.
Here is a trick question. Yoko Ono recorded a song called The Snow Is Falling
in a basement flat at 10 Elvaston Place in South West London. Who was living there at that time? No, it wasn't John Lennon; it was Al Stewart