Originally released on Six Degrees Record’s Torch Song compilation, this was a one off collaboration with The Lady. Who is the Lady? No one really knows (except for me and that’s a well kept secret.)
I met her perched on a speaker at The Trocadero Transfer in San Francisco in 1996. We danced until the sun came up, then parted ways with the plan to meet on the sunny side of Haight Street at 11:15am. We both arrived on time in that spot where the sun shines and have been great friends ever since.
This song was recorded in Calistoga amongst the olive groves where Love Won Another was birthed. “Sad and Blue” samples heavily from Mexican composer Fernando Fernandez. My father-in-law tells me that he worked as a musician at a bordello in the 1950s where he began to compose. This particular song is about a lonely prostitute