I’m delighted today to launch a new Feature, ‘Jukebox Jive with …’.
The aim is to provide an insight into the social and musical roots of artists close to the heart of The Jukebox.
It is a special pleasure that we begin with Garland Jeffreys for I have been an avid fan of his work for over 40 years!
Garland generously spared an hour of his time for a telephone interview with me to discuss his influences, his mentors and contemporaries and the records he most cherishes from his own catalogue.
Delightfully he also frequently broke into song down the line from New York to illustrate his answers.
Garland is a singer, songwriter and performer of immense talent.
Someone who was best friends with Lou Reed and regularly called up on stage by Bruce Springsteen.
People, ‘In the Know’ know what a great artist Garland is!
He has written…
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