Tuesday, June 2nd

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of Mali

Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba, “Siran Fen,” 2015



reading table

my rice field too
song by song
is planted

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827; translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)


The Beatles (Comiskey Park). The Who (Kinetic Playground). The Velvet Underground (Kinetic Playground). The MC5 (Lincoln Park). Bob Marley (Quiet Knight). The list goes on and on. My musical life is unimaginable without the experiences I’ve had with my brother Don, who turns 65 today. Happy Birthday!