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Category: R&B

Friday, July 23rd

sounds (and sights) of New Orleans

Jon Batiste, “Freedom” (J. Batiste, A, Rowe), 2021

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, July 15th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

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

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, June 5th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Billy Stewart (1937-1970), “Sitting in the Park” (B. Stewart), 1965

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, May 21st

what’s new

Curtis Harding, “Hopeful” (C. Harding), published 5/18/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, April 22nd

basement jukebox

Two minutes of heaven?

Solomon Burke (1940-2010), “Cry to Me” (Bert Berns [aka Bert Russell]), 1962

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (alley)

Friday, April 9th

what’s new

DUCKWRTH, live (“Kiss U Right Now,” “make u go,” “Birthday Suit,” “Super Good”), published 4/7/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, March 23rd

basement jukebox

Otis Clay (1942-2016), “That’s How It Is (When You’re In Love)” (M. Dollison, M. Bland), 1967 (Billboard R&B chart, #34)

 

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Cash McCall (aka Morris Dollison Jr.), “When You Wake Up” (M. Higgins, M. Dollison), 1966 (Billboard R&B chart, #19)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, March 4th

basement jukebox

Irma Thomas (1941-), “Time Is on My Side” (J. Ragovoy, J. Norman), 1964

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Wild night – Wild nights!
Were I with thee
Wild nights should be
Our luxury!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 269 (Johnson)

Friday, February 19th

what’s new

Rick Ross, live (“Super High,” “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast),” “Aston Martin Music,” “I’m Not A Star,” “F*ckwithmeyouknowigotit,” “Tears of Joy”), Miami, published 2/16/21

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Thursday, December 3rd

sounds of the 1940s

Cecil Gant (1913-1951, piano, vocals), “What’s on Your Worried Mind,” “I Gotta Gal,” 1945

 

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lagniappe

random sights

a while ago, Maine (Monhegan Island)

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