Ooo it’s here again: another episode of Strange Phenomena. In this weeks’ episode, Cecilee Linke gets to discuss one of Kate’s most famous songs, The Man with the Child in His Eyes, with her first call-in guest, Jason Taub, another American Kate fan. Jason and Cecilee talk about this song’s live appearance on Saturday Night Live in 1978 (Kate’s only American TV appearance), their impressions of this gorgeous song, the background of the song, and why the song means so much to them.
Live versions used:
The Man with the Child in His Eyes, Saturday Night Live, December 9, 1978
The Man with the Child in His Eyes, live at the Manchester Apollo, Manchester, United Kingdom, April 10, 1979
Cover versions played:
Hue and Cry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeKLjWTk2FE
Tina Arena: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHXq86YNhLc
Ian Emerson: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k0dNoOFOf8