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Donny Hathaway, Soul Serenader

Who is Donny Hathaway?  His name may not be as recognizable as other soul singers from the 70’s, but you’ve heard him.  If you’ve heard Roberta Flack singing “Where Is The Love?”  or “The Closer I Get To You” with … Continue reading

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Fat Tuesday and Professor Longhair

So our Mardi Gras excursion ends today, tomorrow begins Lent, and in six weeks we have Easter.  Is this year flying by or what? There are two things for which New Orleans is famous.  One is food, the other is music.  … Continue reading

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Into Obscurity: Eskew Reeder

Those who have been with me for a bit may have noticed that some of my best writing comes when I take to my keyboard and obsess over historical minutiae. I mean, I consider it my best writing, but that … Continue reading

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The 5 worst songs you will ever hear

I’m not much of a music critic, in that I do not derive great pleasure in denigrating the efforts of an artist.  Any musician, after all, no matter how lowly I consider his talents, is still 100% more of a … Continue reading

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The Keef Hartley Band – the best Woodstock performer you’ve never, ever heard of

I discovered the Keef Hartley Band one day when, in a spasm of curiosity, I searched the internet for Woodstock’s complete line-up. Among the handful of performers that I found, this group was one of the few that I could … Continue reading

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