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Martin Simpson

Never Any Good (5:24)

Prodigal Son is a seriously accomplished album, there is no clear understanding of how the name came about but elements of the father son relationship permeate it and crystallize in this track. It tells of a man not condemned, but looked upon with unwanted sympathy by his peers which influences the way his son thinks about him. It suggests a viewpoint where not being adept at acquiring and retaining money is indicative…

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  • Wonderful track [3]
  • awesome song.
  • Brilliant songwriter and guitarist.
  • Wonderful track [2]
  • Reminds me of nights in folk clubs in Brigg and Gainsborough. Wonderful track.
  • is it kate rusby doing the backing vocals?
  • Love this.
  • Brilliant.
  • Such a good song

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