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Today’s New Favourite Best Song Ever

December 2, 2009

How much do I love this clip? Let me count the ways:

It’s an incredibly good version of a wonderful song. I love how it builds from a quiet start till 2 minutes and 40 seconds later it’s impossible not to play those glorious piano descends along with Manfred Mann himself, or at least I find it impossible. Manfred Mann was the keyboardist, the singer is Paul Jones – I seem to recall he was quite the underground poetry fan before he took up pop music. Springsteen said Jones had the most under-rated voice out of the singers of the British Beat Invasion, and you can hear what he means when you listen to this. And finally, watching his interplay with the fans at his side always makes me smile. So Ladies and Gentlemen, I commend to you – Manfred Mann and Come Tomorrow:

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