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Month: May, 2018

Monday, May 21st

what’s new

Once again Charlie shows he’s the most valuable member of the band.

Rolling Stones, “Gimme Shelter,” live, Dublin, 5/17/18

 

Sunday, May 20th

six takes

“Nobody’s Fault but Mine” (aka “It’s Nobody’s Fault but Mine”)

Ry Cooder, 2018

 

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Pops Staples, 2015 (recorded 1998)

 

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Willie Nelson, 2010

 

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Nina Simone, 1969

 

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe, 1949

 

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Blind Willie Johnson, 1927

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, May 19th

what’s new

Anderson .Paak, “Bubblin,” 5/17/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, May 18th

basement jukebox

Pat Hare, “I’m Gonna Murder My Baby,” 1954

 

Thursday, May 17th

what’s new

ÌFÉ, live, Washington, D.C., 4/27/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, May 16th

passings

Glenn Branca, composer, guitarist, October 6, 1948-May 13, 2018

Live, Washington, D.C., 2012

 

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Live (Symphony No. 16 [Orgasm], First Mvt.), Paris, 2015

 

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lagniappe

reading table

That was fast.
I mean life.

—Ron Padgett, “Haiku”

Thursday, May 10th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Hamid Drake (drums; MCOTD Hall of Fame), David Murray (tenor saxophone), live, 2017

 

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Wednesday, May 9th

Bach festival
day three

Goldberg Variations, Aria; Peter Serkin, live, Japan (Hiroshima), 2017

 

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lagniappe

random thoughts: prayer (3 a.m.)

Thank you, unknowable other, for this most miraculous moment.

Tuesday, May 8th

Bach festival
day two

 Suite No. 1 in G major for Unaccompanied Cello; Mischa Maisky, cello

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, May 7th

Bach festival
day one

Violin Sonata No. 3 in C major, 3rd movement (Largo)
Christian Tetzlaff (violin), Berlin, 2013

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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