Bootleg: Will Oldham / Bonnie "Prince" Billy performs "Cycles"

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Photograph by Lydia See

Transfigurations for me was all diamonds and no rough, and I only saw six of the acts. One of the highlights was being there last Friday at Diana Wortham Theater for Will Oldham / Bonnie “Prince” Billy, who played a long set with lots of rare gems, including this song written by Gayle Caldwell and recorded as the title track by Frank Sinatra on his 1968 Cycles LP. I’m going to be on the lookout for that on vinyl, but until then this will have to do. He introduced this as a ‘recession song.’

[audio:Bonnie_Prince_Billy_Cycles.mp3]

Check out all the other recordings I made at Transfigurations. By the way, these awesome photos were taken by Lydia See. You should click on them and see her other work. You’ll like it.

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Photograph by Lydia See

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