Have a Joyful Easter
Have a Joyful Easter
Hopefully, unfussy music on simple, important elements of our lives.
If that doesn’t appeal to you musically, give us what does.
Wave Bye Bye by Jesse Winchester
RIP Jesse, who died Friday.
Winchester, a war resister, made a life for himself in Canada in 1967, but came back to the US to work [...]
Since I’ll be out of town tomorrow, figured I’d post this a bit early.
If That Ain’t Country – David Allan Coe
This has been an earworm for me since I first heard it circa 1964 at the Night Owl Cafe in Greenwich Village, his only gig there.
Last Thing On My Mind – Tom Paxton
Pretty much an open thread – wherever your past takes you.
Begin the Beguine – Ella
All outta themes for this week, so-
Any music, any genre- with at least one of those words in the title
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Dr. John: “Such a night”
Moonshiner – Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem
Two takes on US Black History Month:
- Early 20th century black historian Carter Woodson: Teaching black history is essential for the physical and intellectual survival of the race – “If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it [...]
Because you all know Amadeus never rocked out like this!
Cross-posted at Guy Andrew Hall
Back in the early 90′s, after I’d been fired from my factory job and had managed to find a job driving for a treatment center, I stumbled upon KJJO 102 FM, Minnesota’s first alternative music station. I would listen to it as I drove from the treatment center, which was just outside Pine City, MN [...]
Sometimes the cover is better than the original. And this proves that technical prowess and virtuoso is nothing compared to telling a story with emotion. Johnny Cash exceeded at both.
If you’re not close to crying after listening to this, you’re heartless.
This is cross-posted from Guy Andrew [...]
Listening to Johnny Cash on Spotify right now. I’m really glad I decided to pay the $10 something a month for the service. I’ve found some great music that is not playing on the radio in my market.
What are you all listening to?
Thanks to the Cosmopolitan for the idea: Just the Right Amount of Wrong. (Yes, some comped nights would be nice!)
With a nod to Sochi 2014:
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