I had drafted a long piece in praise of weakly held beliefs this morning. You may be relieved to know that I’ve decided to bin it in favour of simply asking this question to the crazy extremists of the political left and right, and of faith and no faith out there in the world beyond my study. I think it’s as good a question today as it was in 1974. If this blog post gives just one of them pause for thought, then I’ll be happy.
This is the Brinsley Schwarz version of the song featuring a very young Nick Lowe on lead guitar and vocals, with the bonus of some great synchronised moves from the rest of the band.