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Wednesday, July 29th

basement jukebox

Otis Rush (1934-2018, vocals, guitar), “All Your Love (I Miss Loving)” (O. Rush), 1959

 

If you take the words from ‘Black Magic Woman’ and just leave the rhythm, it’s ‘All Your Love’—it’s Otis Rush.

—Carlos Santana

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Roads run forever
Under feet forever
Falling away
Yet, it may happen that you
Come to the same place again
Stay! You could not do
Anything more certain—
Here you can wait forever
And rejoice at your arrival

—Samuel Menashe (1925-2011)

Friday, July 17th

two takes

“My People . . . Hold On” (A. Poree, L. Caston Jr.)

Amber Mark (1993-), 6/18/20

 

*****

Eddie Kendricks (1939-1992), 1972

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, July 11th

basement jukebox

Ann Peebles (1947-), “Breaking Up Somebody’s Home” (A Jackson, T. Matthews), 1971

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, July 7th

basement jukebox

Ann Peebles (1947-), “I Can’t Stand the Rain” (A. Peebles, D. Bryant, B. Williams), 1973

 

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lagniappe

other day, Chicago

Saturday, July 4th

Happy (Strangest Ever) 4th of July!

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

 

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Professor Longhair (1918-1980), “Big Chief,” live, Switzerland (Montreux Jazz Festival), 1973

 

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Sleepy LaBeef (1935-2019), “Strange Things Happening Every Day” (plus interview), live (TV show), 1994

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, July 3rd

basement jukebox

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

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

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reading table

In pale moonlight
the wisteria’s scent
comes from far away

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Friday, June 26th

voices I miss

Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999), “Move On Up” (C. Mayfield), live, London, 1988

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, May 14th

basement jukebox

Eddie Bo (aka Edwin Joseph Bocage [1930-2009], vocals, piano), “Dinky Doo,” 1961

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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streaming

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. (ET) the last performance by pianist Peter Serkin (1947-2020) at New York’s 92nd St. Y (12/1/18) will be streamed here (Mozart [Adagio in B Minor, K. 540; Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 570], Bach [Goldberg Variations]).

Saturday, March 7th

what’s new

Greentea Peng (aka Aria Wells), “Ghost Town” (A. Wells), 3/4/20

 

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lagniappe

art beat: yesterday, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Jackson Pollock (1912-1956), One: Number 31, 1950 (detail)

Friday, February 14th

Happy Valentine’s Day

Al Green (1946-), “Let’s Stay Together” (W. Mitchell, A. Green, A. Jackson), live, c. 1971

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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