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Thursday, July 21st

passings

William “Poogie” Hart, January 7, 1945–July 14, 2022, singer, songwriter

Delfonics (WPH, lead vocals), “La-La (Means I Love You),” (W. Hart, T. Bell), 1968

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Copper Harbor, Michigan (Lake Superior)

Friday, July 15th

what’s new

Usher, live, Washington, D.C., 6/30/22

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this morning, Copper Harbor, Michigan (Lake Superior)

Friday, May 13th

like nobody else

James Booker (1939-1983, piano, vocals), “True” (L. Cottrell, D. Albert), live, Montreux, Switzerland, 1978

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, May 6th

what’s new

Thee Sinseers, live (“What’s His Name,” “Hold On,” “Lovin’ You,” “There Must Be Something”), Los Angeles, published 5/2/22

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, April 20th

basement jukebox

Ray Charles (193–2004, vocals, piano), “I Don’t Need No Doctor” (N. Ashford, V. Simpson, J. Armstead), 1966

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other day, Chicago

Friday, April 8th

sounds of New York

Amber Mark, live, New York, published 1/31/22

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, April 1st

basement jukebox

Tyrone Davis (1938-2005), “Can I Change My Mind,” 1968

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Ann Peebles (1947-), “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down,” 1973

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O. V. Wright (1939-1980), “A Nickel and a Nail,” 1971

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, February 22nd

basement jukebox

Nina Simone (1933-2003), “Come On Back, Jack,” 1961

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, February 19th

basement jukebox

Roy Montrell (1928-1979), “(Every Time I Hear) That Mellow Saxophone,” 1956

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, February 12th

passings

Syl Johnson, singer, songwriter, musician, producer, July 1, 1936–February 6, 2022

“Different Strokes,” 1967

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“Is It Because I’m Black” (S. Johnson, et al.), 1969

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“Take Me to the River” (A. Green, M. Hodges), 1975

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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