The fortieth edition of YHO begins with a list unexpectedly found at the back of a book of short stories by Courttia Newland. This triggers, shall we say, a spate of meditations on matters musical and literary that takes in the novels of John Murray and the music of 4hero, Nicolette, Young Disciples, Terry Callier, Charles Stepney, Two Banks of Four, Ursula Rucker, Krust, Smith & Mighty, and many more. It finishes with the suggestion Courttia Newland should write a story inspired by the day the photo was taken for the cover of Carroll Thompson’s Hopelessly in Love. But how do we end up there?
Well, the solution would be to take a look at this issue of YHO which can be downloaded here as a PDF, free for all.