Diggin’: Slewfoot & the Angels – Grasshopper Pie

inTheir Musicon January 26, 2017

Sentimentalism isn’t all bad, especially when it comes wrapped in a breeze from Oahu. Grasshopper Pie is the track to Slewfoot and the Angels, and yet a complete departure from the New Orleans grit that imbues most of its tracks. I don’t speak Hawaiian, but this chorus sticks in my head. I was once privileged to a command performance of this tune by Slew and Cary next to my desk, still brings a tear to the eye…

 

— Denise Duffy

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