Archive | Mar 15, 2017

Certain Songs #819: Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers – “Affection”

Album: Back in Your Life
Year: 1979

Really, this is about the version of “Affection” that Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers did at The Wild Blue in Fresno during the spring or summer (I think) of 1987.

But before we get to that specific version, I need to say that — no matter what you think about his music, his appearances in films, or anything else about Jonathan Richman — you really need to see him perform at least once in your life. Preferably in a small club.