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Category: France

Friday, March 24th


“Johnny B. Goode” (C. Berry), live (TV show), France, 1958

Everyone talks about his guitar playing. And, yes, it’s terrific. But he may be an even better songwriter.



art beat

Robert Frank (1924-), Candy Store, New York City, 1955/56

Saturday, November 21st

sounds of Mali and France

Amadou & Mariam with guest Bertrand Cantat, live, France (near Belfort), 2012



reading table

We dream – it is good we are dreaming –
It would hurt us – were we awake –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), #584 (Franklin), excerpt

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