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Sunday, May 21st

old school

Robert Blair & The Fantastic Violinaires, “Where He Leads Me,” live, North Carolina (Wilson), 1988


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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Washington, D.C., May 17, 1957*

*Demonstration commemorating the third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Brown v. Board of Education.

Sunday, May 14th

like nobody else

Rev. Utah Smith (1906-1965), “Two Wings,” 1953


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lagniappe

art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009, MCOTD Hall of Fame), New York, c. 1940

 

Sunday, May 7th

sounds of Chicago

Inez Andrews (1929-2012), “Just For Me,” live


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lagniappe

art beat

Danny Lyon (1942-), Chicago (Uptown), 1965

Sunday, April 30th

old school

Friendly Seven, “I Had a Talk,” 1973


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lagniappe

art beat

Danny Lyon (1942-), southeast Georgia, 1962

USA. Georgia. 1962. Charles SHERROD (standing at right), Field Secretary for the SNCC, and civil rights activist Randy BATTLE visit a supporter in the Georgia countryside.

Sunday, April 16th

back to church

“He Set Me Free,” Mt. Do-Well Baptist Church, McConnells, S.C., 1991


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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Monadnock Building)

 

Sunday, April 9th

another take

Rev. Al Green, “The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow” (T.A. Dorsey), live, Memphis (Full Gospel Tabernacle Church), 1983

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Robert Frank (1924-), Santa Fe, 1955

 

Sunday, April 2nd

back to church

Rev. Al Green, “The Lord Will Make a Way Somehow” (T.A. Dorsey), live, Memphis (Full Gospel Tabernacle Church), 2012


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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday evening, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, March 26th

old school

Skip James (1902-1969), “Let Jesus Lead You,” 1964


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lagniappe

art beat

Robert Frank (1924-), Funeral—St. Helena, South Carolina, 1955/56

 

Sunday, March 19th

old school

Soul Stirrers (feat. R.H. Harris), “Canaan Land,” 1947


Ever tire of the 21st century?

Me, too.

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), The Bathers, 1899/1904

 

Sunday, March 12th

gospel longa, politics brevis*

These folks were singing long before Mitt, Newt, et al., hit town. And they’ll be singing long after they’re gone.

“If I Die Before I Wake,” Mt. Do-Well Baptist Church, McConnells, S.C.
Led by Brown’s Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, Chester, S.C.

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*First posted January 15, 2012.

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