Bill Callahan - "Heaven Help The Child" Video

Indie survivor Bill Callahan recently covered “Heaven Help The Child,” a history-minded 1973 song from country-music outsider Mickey Newbury. And now Callahan’s version has a video, a black-and-white single-shot thing that transposes Callahan’s face with an image of a tree. The video itself is minimal, but more than anything, it’s an excuse to hear Callahan’s cover, which is triumphant. Watch it below.

(via Pitchfork)

A split 7″ that features Callahan’s cover alongside Newbury’s original is out now on Drag City.

Comments (4)
  1. Callahan is so great.

  2. I would listen to Bill Callahan cover Ke$ha. That’s how much I love him.

  3. Bill Callahan is a total professional. So good.

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