2020-05-13

Firefly Existed Because Of The English Trad Jazz Revival

Rosette in red with ‘Music Fact’ on it in gold

Though the カウボーイビバップ is often suggested as the inspiration for the short lived Joss Whedon TV show Firefly’ it was actually Steve Miller’s Space Cowboy’1 that gave the initial impetus which itself was based on The Beatles’ Lady Madonna’ which in turn borrowed heavily from Humphrey Lyttleton’s Bad Penny Blues’.

Incidentally the piano on Bad Penny Blues’ was played by Johnny Parker who later led The Sessionaires.


  1. In combination with the UK TV series Blakes Seven’.


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