July 5, 1935 in Hastings
Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Shirley Elizabeth Collins MBE (born 5 July 1935) is a British folksinger who was a significant contributor to the English Folk Revival of the 1960s and 1970s. She often performed and recorded with her sister Dolly, whose accompaniment on piano and portative organ created unique settings for her sister's plain, austere singing style. Biography: Shirley Collins and her older sister, Dolly, grew up in the Hastings area of East Sussex in a family which kept alive a great love of traditional song.
Thoughts on Songs with Shirley Collins
3 years ago
I see a fair share of bipolarity and let me explain my thinking right on: He says he's gonna come home but he's gonna do after he succeeds and it's seemingly a love song, so what has success to do with coming home? Maybe a not so obvious meaning of succeeding, overcoming all obstacles so he can join her at home?