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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Original YT playout date: 21 June 2009
Duration: 1:48

Lucjan O. Poworocki returns with a grievous rendition of this music class staple. Originally composed by Robert Johnson in 1616 for one of Ben Johnson’s plays, and possibly hummed by the Bard William Shakespeare himself on his way to work, this piece has been massacred by aficionados over the centuries, most notably of late by the former Police-man and head teacher Sting, who got his name while trying to put the songs lyrics into action and “taste the bag of the bee”. Probably.
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