music clip of the day

jazz/blues/rock/classical/gospel/more

Monday, February 12th

two takes

“In My Secret Life” (L. Cohen, S. Robinson)

Bettye Lavette, live, Montreal, 2017

 

*****

Leonard Cohen (1934-2016), live

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Could live – did live –
Could die – did die –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), 59 (Franklin; excerpt)

Sunday, February 11th

timeless

Ray Charles & Sarah Jordan Powell, “Angels Keep Watching Over Me,” live, Germany (Ettal), 1979

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, February 10th

more

Does any pianist play Mozart with more verve?

Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000) playing Mozart (Sonata in D major [K 311], Sonata in F major [K 332]), Germany (Munich), 1991

 

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art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Fruits of the Midi, 1881

Friday, February 9th

sounds of Iceland

Kiasmos, live, Iceland (Reykjavik), 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, February 8th

another take

Once I enter this world I never want to leave.

Morton Feldman (1926-1987; MCOTD Hall of Fame), Piano and String Quartet (1985); Musica Nova Consort, live, Israel (Tel Aviv), 2017

 

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reading table

Going home,
the horse stumbles
in the winter wind.

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

Wednesday, February 7th

old school

Robert Pete Williams (1914-1980), “Goodbye Slim Harpo,” 1971

 

*****

Slim Harpo (AKA James Isaac Moore, 1924-1970), The Best of Slim Harpo, 1983*

 

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*01 – Baby Scratch My Back (1965); 02 – I Got Love If You Want It (1957); 03 – I’m A King Bee (1957); 04 – Little Queen Bee (Got A Brand New King) (1964); 05 – Shake Your Hips (1966); 06 – Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu (1968); 07 – Buzz Me Babe (1960); 08 – Buzzin’ (1963); 09 – Rainin’ In My Heart (1961); 10 – Still Rainin’ In My Heart (1964); 11 – Late Last Night (1960); 12 – Tip On In, Part 1 (1967); 13 – Bobby Sox Baby (1961); 14 – Don’t Start Cryin’ Now (1961); 15 – I Need Money (Keep Your Alibis) (1964); 16 – Strange Love (1958); 17 – Rock Me Baby (1976); 18 – Blues Hang-Over (1960).

Tuesday, February 6th

sounds of Iceland

GusGus, live, Iceland (Reykjavik), 2011

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, February 5th

sounds of Iceland

I’m not quite sure what these guys are doing but whatever it is they sure know what they’re doing.

ADHD, live, Iceland (Hafnarfjörður), 2014

 

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lagniappe

random sights

today, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, February 4th

two takes

“I’ll Live On” (T.J. Laney)

Thomas Sisters, live, Eclectic, Ala., 2004

*****

Doc Watson, On Praying Ground, 1990

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill. (Oak Park Conservatory)

Saturday, February 3rd

You can listen, on NPR, CNN, XYZ, to today’s noise (Trump: “This is an American disgrace!”), or you can listen to this—your call.

Friedrich Gulda (1930-2000) playing Mozart (Sonata in F major [K 332], Fantasy in C minor [K 475], Sonata in C minor [K 457]), Germany (Munich), 1990

 

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