P J Harvey – 50ft Queenie

21st September 2022 · 1990s, 1993, Music, Punk
After the death of the Queen a Las Vegas hotel, the Palms, erected a giant billboartd featuring a portrait of our late monarch… a 50-foot queenie.


A long time ago I took my folk-fan brother-in-law, visiting from Ireland, to the Hackney Empire to see Bert Jansch. This was not the rather more celebrated affair with Pete Doherty, which came later; it was just Bert and his acoustic guitar. (more…)