BRIGHT SUNNY SOUTH Sam Amidon (Warner) The fourth album by the husband of Beth Orton and son of Peter and Mary Alice follows in the footsteps of his parents with Sam Amidon’s signing to iconic US label Nonesuch. The reference points go deeper on this sweetly stark collection of folk song interpretations, which Amidon says were part of the soundtrack of his youth with particular reference to the gorgeous style of shape-note singing found on Weeping Mary, a track which his parents recorded in 1979.
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Day of Infamy
Success in Iraq? A Former U.S. Soldier Returns to Baghdad
In an instant, waves go from majestic to monstrous
They were there for the view — spectators awed by a vista of massive waves smashing against the rocky shore. But then one wave struck violently, sweeping three people into the churning ocean, one of them a 7-year-old girl. What spectator Mary Ellen Martel saw next were bodies bobbing along in the frothy waters