Articles Tagged 'Joe Jackson'

The Great British Songbook #8: ‘Common People’

I don’t know much about the personal circumstances into which William Shatner was born. I’m not aware if he was raised on a dirt-poor farm or carried around by servants in a penthouse suite at the top of the only invisible skyscraper in Manhattan. I’m fairly sure he didn’t study sculpture and St Martin’s College […]

Anglo For Your Ear: Joe Jackson’s “Breaking Us In Two”

My co-worker sent me this old clip of William Shatner singing Pulp‘s “Common People” with Ben Folds and Joe Jackson. The great thing about this video – other than the reliably hysterical Shatner – is how crisp Mr. Jackson sounds. The body and face may have aged, but that voice is timeless. Here’s some vintage […]