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Sunday, January 19th

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Soul Stirrers (feat. Sam Cooke, Paul Foster), live, Los Angeles, 1955

“I Have a Friend Above All Others,” “Be With Me Jesus”

 

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“Nearer My God to Thee”

 

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lagniappe

random sights

a while ago, off the coast of Maine

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reading table

The present
must be kept empty
so that anything
can happen:

—Rae Armantrout (1947-), from “Empty”

Sunday, January 12th

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Soul Stirrers (featuring Sam Cooke [1931-1964]), “Touch the Hem of His Garment” (S. Cooke), 1956

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, January 5th

timeless

Soul Stirrers (featuring Sam Cooke [1931-1964]), “Jesus, Wash Away My Troubles” (S. Cooke), 1956

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, February 10th

timeless

Soul Stirrers (feat. Sam Cooke, Paul Foster), live, Los Angeles, 1955

“I Have a Friend Above All Others,” “Be With Me Jesus”

 

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“Nearer My God to Thee”

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

I am alive – I guess –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 605 (Franklin)

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(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Sunday, November 11th

timeless

Five Soul Stirrers (feat. R. H. Harris), “Walk Around” (R. H. Harris), 1939

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009, MCOTD Hall of Fame), New York, c. 1940

871

Sunday, July 1st

timeless

Soul Stirrers (feat. Sam Cooke), “Nearer to Thee,” live, Los Angeles, 1955

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Sunday, March 4th

two takes

“His Eye Is on the Sparrow” (C.D. Martin, C.H. Gabriel), 1905

Soul Stirrers (feat. R.H. Harris), 1946

 

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Gladys Knight, live, Washington, D.C., 2017

 

Sunday, March 19th

old school

Soul Stirrers (feat. R.H. Harris), “Canaan Land,” 1947


Ever tire of the 21st century?

Me, too.

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), The Bathers, 1899/1904

 

Sunday, July 17th

sounds of Chicago

Soul Stirrers (feat. Willie Rogers), “A Change Is Gonna Come” (S. Cooke)
Live, 1989

Sunday, June 28th

old school

I could live five hundred years and never tire of hearing this voice.

Soul Stirrers (feat. R. H. Harris [1916-2000], lead vocals), “Lord, I’ve Tried” (T. A. Dorsey), 1946

Photograph by Robert Frank (1924-).

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