So It Goes …
Barry Guy and I first met and played together in a version of the Spontaneous Music Ensemble in the days of the legendary Little Theatre Club.
The late John Stevens , visionary prophet of the coming music was the key figure at the centre of things who brought us together.
“So it goes“ - John often used this figure of speech.
I was reminded of this when I was looking through Samuel Beckett’s Collected Letters, hoping to glean some titles, knowing that Barry would be happy with a Beckett quote. Somewhere on one of the three thousand one hundred and eighty two pages I recall Beckett using the same expression in signing off a letter.
Two of our heroes connected by these three words in this way give us our title, which indeed expresses the very nature of creating music together.
“So It Goes.”