Sunday, March 11, 2018

Sweet And Heady




On March 11, 1978  the English singer Elkie Brooks's rendition of "Lilac Wine" peaked in the UK charts at #16. Brooks had once sung alongside Robert Palmer in a progressive rock band called Vinegar Joe. Her biggest U.K. hit was 1986's "No More The Fool". Brooks is the only singer to have a hit with "Lilac Wine". Other well known versions are by  Nina Simone and Jeff Buckley, who covered the song on Grace





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