The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #95050 Message #1857889
Posted By: M.Ted
13-Oct-06 - 11:28 AM
Thread Name: Ewan MacColl - coward or traitor?
Subject: RE: Ewan MacColl - coward or traitor?
Whatever the apparent magnitude of your star--remember that the constellations are made of many stars-
Metaphors aside, the crowd always moves on to the next big thing--The same sort of crowds that flocked to Dylan and Jansch, moved on, successively, to the Beegees(their disco music), The Sex Pistols, Genesis, the Smiths, The Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Belle and Sebastian--etc--the folk factions shored up whatever they had left after the deluge, and carried on.
The advantage that painters and, to a lesser degree, writers, have is that they can work alone.