Tuesday, November 21, 2017

More obituaries

Monday, November 20, 2017

I got blisters on my fingers


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Blue Monday, Townes Van Zandt edition

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Today's obituaries

John Raines, 1933 - 2017

“It looks like we’re terribly reckless people,” Mr. Raines told the New York Times in January 2014. “But there was absolutely no one in Washington — senators, congressmen, even the president — who dared hold J. Edgar Hoover to accountability.”

 Jeremy Hutchinson, 1915 - 2017

In 1960, as a junior counsel in the “Lady Chatterley” case, he played a prominent part in examining prestigious witnesses, including the novelist E. M. Forster, to support the argument that the novel, which explicitly describes the physical relationship between an upper-crust married woman and her husband’s gamekeeper, was a work of literature, not pornography.
“I believe you have written some novels,” he said in addressing Mr. Forster before the court to establish the author’s credentials.
 Malcolm Young, 1953 - 2017








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Monday, November 13, 2017

Blue Monday,The Allman Brothers Band edition

Monday, November 06, 2017

Blue Monday, R. L. Burnside edition

Friday, November 03, 2017

I can survive. I can endure.


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Friday, October 27, 2017

Out demons, out


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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Fats Domino

Monday, October 23, 2017

Blue Monday, Muddy Waters edition

Friday, October 20, 2017

Coyote's kind of an asshole

But, still, amazing.


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Monday, October 16, 2017

Blue Monday, Georg Harrison by way of St. Vincent edition

Friday, October 13, 2017

Ah, if it were only a dime

Monday, October 09, 2017

Blue Monday, Janis Joplin edition

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Tell me why you want to lay there, revel in your abandon

Tom Petty, too fucking young.



A true American rock 'n roller -- the irony of him dying of cardiac arrest on a day of the true American phenomenon of mass murder by dint of modified automatic weapons in Las Vegas is almost too much. It should have been captured in a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers song.

Can't say enough about his band and the fact that they remained largely the same personnel for 40 years.

Monday, October 02, 2017

Blue Monday, Blind Willie Johnson edition

Friday, September 29, 2017

Do the Watusi


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Monday, September 25, 2017

Blue Monday, Otis Redding edition

Friday, September 22, 2017

Entertain us

Monday, September 18, 2017

Blue Monday, Sam Cooke edition

Friday, September 15, 2017

Something's lost and something's gained


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Douglas Dowd

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