Long Time Since I Had A Lesson


I wish I’d asked Sydney Carter more about some of the songs he wrote. Glass Of Water and Port Mahon have a wistful quality, but Long Time Since I Had A Lesson seems the most poignant of all. All he said of the song was: ‘It’s founded on fact. A girl wrote to her former teacher in the British Council “Never shall I forget you.”                                     Sidney once worked in the British Council.

About SongShepherd

Singer, musician & cyclist.
This entry was posted in Sidney Carter. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s