Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Ewan MacColl: Manchester Angel (Topic 12T147)

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 12 November 1966

IT IS UNFORTUNATE that while Ewan MacColl has continued to develop as a singer, many of the available recordings were made long before he had found a satisfactory way of performing. This is remedied by a new Topic MANCHESTER ANGEL (12T147), which is the closest thing I have ever heard to his current performing style.

Total word count of piece: 235

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.