Monthly Archives: November 2011

Old Man Winter Kicks Out the Blues

I don’t mind saying it: when it comes to popular music I’m hopelessly stuck in the past. Okay, maybe not hopelessly stuck. I’m a big fan of Sam Roberts, Dominique Fraissard, Coco Love Alcorn, Derek Trucks, Jeff Martin, The Tea … Continue reading

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Between the Lines: Robert Frost’s ‘Mending Wall’

Mending Wall ~ Robert Frost Something there is that doesn’t love a wall, That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it, And spills the upper boulders in the sun, And makes gaps even two can pass abreast. The work of hunters is … Continue reading

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The King of Swamp Blues—Leon Russell Rocks the Royal

Let’s get one thing straight. This idea that old guys can’t rock is just nonsense. It only stands to reason that the longer a musician performs, the better they get. (Excepting of course those who blew out a few too … Continue reading

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