Sunday, January 19, 2020

About David Olney

I’m afraid I’d not heard of the musician David Olney until I read of his death; but if there must be death, let it be like his, every time. According to a friend:
Olney was in the middle of his third song when he stopped, apologized, and shut his eyes. He was very still, sitting upright with his guitar on, wearing the coolest hat and a beautiful rust suede jacket...

1 comment:

Roger Allen said...

Way to go!

" the next world I shan’t be doing music, with all the striving and disappointments. I shall be being it." -Ralph Vaughan Williams, two weeks before he died, aged eighty five.