Cowboy Junkies: Music Is The Drug - The Podcast

23. Missing Children

June 04, 2022 Cowboy Junkies Season 2 Episode 9
Cowboy Junkies: Music Is The Drug - The Podcast
23. Missing Children
Show Notes

"Missing Children" is a song that reaches across the ages - from one poem written by Michael Timmins to another written by William Blake 200 years ago - to approach a subject that still confronts us all too often today.

The song has become a live favourite since its release on "All That Reckoning" and features all the hallmarks of an enduring Junkies song - a chunky rhythm, propelled by Mike and Pete, Alan's lead bass figure and a ferocious vocal from Margo, the song's message spat out with no equivocation. Another classic from the canon, this podcast explores the making of "Missing Children".

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