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Friday, February 7th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Bo Diddley (AKA Ellas McDaniel, Ellas Otha Bates, 1928-2008), “Hey! Bo Diddley,” “Bo Diddley,” live, Los Angeles, 1965

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

There is still something I’d like to explain,
yet can’t be sure I’m ready yet.
Beside, we’ve done pretty well with the non-sequiturs,
and they by us, don’t you think?

—John Ashbery (1927-2017), from “Hierarchy of the Unexpected”

Saturday, January 18th

what’s new

Agnes Obel, “Broken Sleep” (A. Obel), 1/7/20

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, January 17th

tonight just outside Chicago

They’re playing at a small club (Fitzgerald’s).

Los Lobos

With Robert Randolph (pedal steel guitar), “Don’t Worry Baby” (C. Rosas, L. Perez, T. Burnett), live, Austin, Tx., 2018

 

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“La Bamba” (trad. adapted by R. Valens), live, Watsonville, Calif., 1989

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Friday, December 20th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Superchunk, “Break the Glass,” “Lost My Brain,” “What a Time to Be Alive,” “Throwing Things,” live (studio), Seattle, 2018

 

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Friday, December 13th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Big Thief, “Shoulders,” “Not,” “Masterpiece,” “The Toy,” live (studio), Seattle, 10/26/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, November 22nd

only rock ‘n’ roll

black midi, live, London, 10/29/19

 

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yesterday, Chicago

Friday, November 15th

what’s new

Leonard Cohen (1934-2016), “Happens to the Heart” (L. Cohen), published 10/25/19

 

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Interview excerpt, published 11/8/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, November 8th

what’s new

Big Thief, “Not,” live (TV show), 10/10/19

 

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Another take.

Recording, published 8/13/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Tread very gingerly; you’ve used up almost all the words.

—Lucie Brock-Broido (1956-2018), from “Lucid Interval”

Saturday, November 2nd

what’s new

Bob Dylan, “Not Dark Yet” (B. Dylan), live, published 10/12/19 (10/19 audio; old video footage)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Friday, October 11th

what’s new

Bambara, “Serafina,” 10/2/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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