Saturday, July 4th

by musicclipoftheday

Happy 4th of July!

This country has gotten a lot of things wrong—music it got right.

The Blasters, “American Music,” live, Champaign, Ill., 1985




art beat

Bruce Davidson (1933-), Chicago (south side blues bar), 1962



radio: WKCR (Columbia University)

What better way to celebrate Louis Armstrong’s adopted birthday than to play his music around the clock?