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Sunday, 2/6/11

In March of 1977, when he was 49 and I was 24 (and newly married),
my father died of a brain tumor; at his funeral, this filled the air.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, “Amazing Grace” (with “Nearer My God To Thee”)

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More?

Here (Al Green).

Here (Grandpa Elliott).

And here (Aaron Neville).

Saturday, 2/5/11

three takes

I’ve got a band you should listen to . . .

—my (23-year-old) son Alex

Smith Westerns, “Tonight”

Live, Swarthmore College (Pennsylvania), 2010

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Live, Chicago, 2010

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Recording (Smith Westerns), 2009

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More Alex picks?

Here. And here. And here. And here.

And here. And here. And here.

And here. And here.

And here.

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