C’mon just post anything…. I mean, is anybody out there?-)
To start: political- Talking Heads: Life during Wartime
more: Rueben Blades: Desapariciones (the Disappeared)- sung here for the missing Mexican students
song trans here __________________________________________________________________________________ personal: Colin Meloy of the Decembrists: The Wrong Year ( “Eidolon” is/was a Canadian band”) Joni Mitchell: […]
Post away in this difficult year. 1. Sweet Honey in the Rock: “Ain’t Going to Let Nobody Turn Me Round”
– Bob Dylan – The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll – Phil Ochs – In the Heat of the Summer – Nina Simone – I wish I would know how it […]
Don’t let the ugly overwhelm the beautiful.
Best wishes to all for the new year.
…done right for a change
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And auld lang syne?
CHORUS: For auld lang syne, my dear, For auld lang syne, We’ll tak a cup of kindness yet, For auld lang syne!
Originally posted Dec 19. Thread still open for compulsive holiday posters…
You’ve heard Chuck, you’ve heard Keith, but have you seen Sheryl Crow’s Run, Rudolf, Run- with big hair (Sheryl, not the raindeer) and a mean guitar ? ……
Or post whatever’s spinning in your head right now.
More: Alison Krauss and Yo-Yo Ma: […]
Informal, Pete Seeger among friends.
More Pete (naturally)
A two day wintry pause to sleep off or sleep on, before the holiday music assault begins in the global political swamp. Anything you’d like to post, if awake?
Two below I heard on the radio this weekend: sad stories but great music- signs winter is upon us.:
Winter Time Blues (Big Maceo, 1945)
Not sure what the theme is? Make one up…
RIP Jimmy Ruffin: What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?
Nina Simone: “Someone To Watch Over Me”
Everly Bros, Mark Knopfler, Chet Atkins: “Why Worry?”
horses are fed…, dogs are in…, cold out…, warm inside…, Blue Rodeo: 5 Days in May
In a spirit of bitter irony…
NEVER GIVE UP!
With all the apparent ills and impending doom in this world, our worst enemy can be paralyzing fear. At some point, the symptom becomes the disease. It has afflicted me of late. Lucinda Williams sings a song on her latest that helps heal my wounded weary soul.
…but we will miss you, Glen
Friday’s Jukebox early…
Last week’s theme sank like a stone….time to give imitation a shot.
Part of this week’s theme is from an old Guardian “readers recommend” list – they have hundreds. (extra points for not using that as a crutch).
Or post any song that you can’t keep out of your head…
Betty Wright: “The […]