The Sensational Alex Harvey Band didn’t only rock. But they did bring heaviness to moments that might have been kitsch.
But, of course, for those of us stateside, it was a Welshman with an awesome set of pipes, who turned this piece of shite into a hit.
Most interestingly, in recent times, Tom Jones has been criticized for advocating violence against women. He’s not having it.
Sure, good to talk about content, but this is a murder ballad, a form steeped in murder. And shouldn’t our art reflect all the base impulses? And if it doesn’t, can it even be called art?