Music, like food, gives us common ground. Political forces drove many of us apart this year. They brought to the surface issues that were long overdue for discussion. They left many Southern families torn by unspoken tensions, even over the Thanksgiving table. But when the needle drops onto a record, folks don’t care much about …
▶ Papa was a Rolling Stone- The Temptations – YouTube.
This is the stage during intermission. Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck are backstage checking on the baby. They’ll be back shortly to play the second set. I don’t have any photos of them actually performing because that would be wrong.
We love her.
High quality busking. Big fun in the park.
Right there, Dickie Betts hits a note, some chord, something, that straightens my spine every time. Whew. Thanks to Merlin for the right there screenshot idea.
Here’s one of the catch-up posts – one of the oldest drafts in the bucket. I saved this Lifehacker Top 10: Top 10 iTunes Smart Playlists link back in February of 2008. So, it’s old but the ideas are good ones. I have much too much music that I haven’t heard in too long, and …
I went googling for something or other and one of the links was to this. Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: McSweeney’s Recommends. I regained my sense of time after several minutes, and had only scrolled about a third of the page. This is a huge list of podcasts, books, movies, foods, music, experiences, and ideas. You’ll …
30 Best Blogs of 2009 – Fimoculous.com. Like I’ll have the time to go and actually read these. I want to, but I have to get stuff done, too.
I love this old song by The Band, I really like Gillian Welch, and I’m crazy about Old Crow Medicine Show. YouTube – The Weight – Gillian Welch & Old Crow Medicine Show.