Sunday, May 25, 2008
Rare Bird: Sympathy
Another song - like Say It Aint So, Joe - that I heard once years ago and rediscovered when they invented the Internet.
Rare Bird were a band from the late sixties and early seventies with big hair and a sound driven by Hammond organ. This was their only UK hit single, reaching no. 27 in 1970. According to one website Graham Field, who wrote "Sympathy", called it “a sad little song … inspired by a tramp who cleaned my car by mistake”.
Read more about Rare Bird.