: I too first heard the song on Ian & Sylvia's "Early Morning Rain" album
: ... and fell in love with it. Seven years later I saw Steve Gillette perform his
: song (written with Tom Campbell). This is my favorite version:
: I guess we'll have to agree to disagree. But then it's such a wonderful song that it
: isn't surprising that great performers can make it their own too.
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: I first heard this song performed by Ian & Sylvia and fell in love with it but
: sheer intimacy, this is my favorite rendition of "Darcy Farrow."
I'm a bit late here, but I agree with Valerie - much as I love what JD did with the song, and how much better this JD version is than his first on the RMH album, Steve and Cindy just nail it. Steve's original is also a gem.
A couple of years ago, someone alerted Steve to my 2012 CV101 essay on the song, and he was generous in his comments to me about it. Some great renditions here -