Warning. Listen at own risk No. 11

Staple Singers

“Hey Babe?” That’s my husband.

“Uh-huh?” That’s me.

“I got a letter on The Red Hand Files from a girl called Phoebe F. She suggested a Song of Devastation.”


“She suggested a song by The Staple Singers called ‘Uncloudy Day’. Do you know it?”


“She quoted Bob Dylan, who said of the song, 'I remember listening to the Staple Singers, ‘Uncloudy Day.’ And it was the most mysterious thing I’d ever heard. It was like the fog rolling in. What was that? How do you make that? It just went through me.'"


“That’s a lovely quote and the song is really devastating. It is an eerie promise for a better world. It reflects onto the present world in a devastating way.”

“All right.”

“I think we should include it in our Songs of Devastation. What do you think?”

“I love you, do you know that?”


“Make sure you thank, Phoebe F.