Archive for the 'Buffy Sainte-Marie' Category

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Comprised of now-iconic tracks like “Cod’ine,” “The Universal Soldier,” and “Now That the Buffalo’s Gone”, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s 1964 debut, It’s My Way!, first and foremost introduced the artist to the world as a songwriter. Her topical folk albums on Vanguard Records proved she was one of the more original folk revivalists as well an important […]

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Spending the weekend in Ojai; added this album to my phone for the trip out. Here’s a taste. Arranged and produced by Jack Nitzsche, her husband, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s version of Neil Young’s oft-covered “Helpless” – from the 1971 LP, She Used To Wanna Be A Ballerina. MP3: Buffy Sainte Marie :: Helpless

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Arranged and produced by Jack Nitzsche, her husband, Buffy Sainte-Marie’s version of Neil Young’s  oft-covered “Helpless” still ranks as a favorite. I’ve been putting together a streamlined collection of Nitzsche affiliated production work over the past few months and just recently re-discovered Marie’s take. Like all great covers, it cuts to the essence. MP3: Buffy […]