The sad life of Jackson C. Frank

Written on the 10th of December, 2016 Artists often have tormented lives. Some die young, some are unexplainable unsuccessful, some have alcohol and drug abuse problems. Perhaps you’ve seen the movie Searching for Sugarman, which shows the life of Sixto Rodríguez, a very good songwriter who didn’t have much luck back in the seventies. Quite sad, … Continue reading The sad life of Jackson C. Frank


Mikel Laboa: elegance and fragility

Written on the 26th of July, 2016 A few months ago I wrote a post about a Basque songwriter called Ruper Ordorika and one of his songs, Martin Larralde. This time I’ll write about Mikel Laboa, another Basque songriter who was, I believe, a big inspiration for Ruper Ordorika and definitely one of the biggest Basque … Continue reading Mikel Laboa: elegance and fragility