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Daily Archives: August 8, 2013
I had the luck and pleasure to attend the wonderful tribute show organized by Elliott Smith’s sister in Los Angeles this past Tuesday, where his dearest friends and collaborators — including the great Jon Brion and even Tenacious D — played some of his best tunes to a full house. I didn’t expect the night to be as special as it was, but I probably should have considering the effect Elliott’s music had and continues to have on so many people.
Nothing makes up for the gaping hole he left in music or in countless people’s lives, but Tuesday provided a sweet balm for that open wound, if only for a short time.
The video below is comprised of three songs by Elliott, preformed at Largo in LA — where the tribute show was held. Please take a moment to listen, especially if you haven’t been fortunate enough to come across Elliott’s music yet.
(Photo: via wikicommons)