Sad to hear the news of Emitt Rhodes’ passing. I discovered his music when I was 16 or 17. His music instantly became an important part of those years and an inspiration for my own stuff. I couldn’t believe that he was my age when he was in The Merry-Go-Round, writing some incredible songs, including Time Will Show the Wiser, which is my one of my favourite Fairport Convention tracks. He played all the instruments on his solo records, which he recorded in his garage! Here are some of my favourite songs of his.