We are a folk duo who co-write and collaborate completely online- we have never met in person. This was one of the very first songs we wrote, and still means a lot to us personally.
Empathy lyrics and song. Spotify track can be heard on Bob Dylan & Fairport Convention Style Music Playlist of Indie Folk songs.
Jamie Linney aka ‘Tayrn’ (pronounced ‘Tay-ren’) is a hazel eyed singer/songwriter and producer from England. Tayrn released his first single ‘Stones’ (featuring Dave Thomas Junior) in January 2018 ‘An astonishing folk gem, ‘Stones’ is notable for its subtly voiced lyrical forays and precisely articulated rhythm, which add poise to the song’s inherent magnetism. Like a whisper in your ear ‘Stones’ is an intimate conversation that draws you in close’
Matt and Jane engage in a fateful tryst. We borrowed the plot of this song from Fairport Convention’s “Mattie Groves” who, in turn, borrowed their plot from an old English folk song. The idea was to produce a modern version of Mattie’s fate.
John Henry Holliday (1851-1887), known throughout the West as Doc Holliday, was born in Georgia and educated as a dentist in Pennsylvania. Diagnosed with tuberculosis in 1873 and given only a half-year to live, he moved west, hoping to extend his life a few months in the dry climate. Already condemned to a slow, painful death …. read on